Periorbital ecthyma gangrenosum: a case report and review of the literature.

Ecthyma gangrenosum is a cutaneous manifestation of a Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection that is extremely rare in the periorbital region. The authors present a 48-year-old woman with a newly diagnosed acute promyelocytic leukemia with necrosis of her bilateral upper and lower eyelids and the lacrimal system. Following treatment with intravenous antibiotic… (More)