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September 2017 Vol. 5 No.9

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Merit Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2354-323X) Vol. 5(9) pp. 446-448, September, 2017 

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Case Report

Unusual case of E. Coli haemorrhagic Cellulites


Dr. Sumera Nawaz, Dr. Fahad Zakir, Dr. Misbah Younus, Dr. Faseeha Sohail and Dr. Farzeen Tanwir*


Matrix Dynamics Group – Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 3E2 Canada

*Corresponding Author’s E-mail: farzeen.tanwir@utoronto.ca
Tel: +1- 647-281-6064

Accepted July 24, 2017




A 15-year-old male with no known co-morbid visited via emergency with left leg swelling and feverish for one day. He had history of some local injection at the side of his left buttock. Serious discharge was seen and haemorrhagic blisters all over the legs were seen. Patient was febrile and presented with decreased platelets counts too. Intravenous antibiotics, hydration and dressing were done and cultures for further investigations. Wound c/s found to be positive for E. coli. Patient took three days of treatment discharge on request and visited outpatient department with worsened deep sited wound and pussy discharge involving the skin tissues, bone is spared.

Key Words: E.coli, Enterococccus coli, cellulites






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