Sepsis and gas-forming splenic abscess by Clostridium septicum in a patient with type 2 diabetes.

Abstract

Clostridium infections are rare but frequently associated with malignancy, and mortality approaches 100% if care is not rendered within 12 to 24 h. These infections are associated with various medical problems including diabetes mellitus. In this report, we describe a unique case of sepsis and a gas-forming splenic abscess caused by Clostridium septicum in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2009.02.001

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@article{Imamura2010SepsisAG, title={Sepsis and gas-forming splenic abscess by Clostridium septicum in a patient with type 2 diabetes.}, author={Makoto Imamura and Kenju Shimomura and Ayako Watanabe and Mayumi Negishi and Masako Akuzawa and Masaki Takahashi and Peter Proks and Yohnosuke Shimomura}, journal={Journal of diabetes and its complications}, year={2010}, volume={24 2}, pages={142-4} }