Spontaneous clostridial myonecrosis in a man with drug-induced agranulocytosis.

@article{Slovick1989SpontaneousCM,
  title={Spontaneous clostridial myonecrosis in a man with drug-induced agranulocytosis.},
  author={F T Slovick and David M. Bamberger and Kenneth R. Stark},
  journal={Southern medical journal},
  year={1989},
  volume={82 10},
  pages={1272-4}
}
A middle-aged man had spontaneous clostridial myonecrosis during a period of neutropenia caused by drug-induced agranulocytosis. This complication in the absence of any prior cytotoxic chemotherapy or any evidence of an ileocecal neoplasm argues for the central role of neutropenia in the development of this rare syndrome. Survival of the patient was… CONTINUE READING