• A case of right-sided Pseudomonas cepacia endocarditis in a heroin addict is presented in which septic cutaneous vasculitis (ecthyma gangrenosum) is a prominent feature. Ecthyma gangrenosum, most commonly associated with sepsis due to P aeruginosa, has not been previously described with P cepacia septicemia.
(Arch Dermatol 113:199-202, 1977)
Mandell IN, Feiner HD, Price NM, Simberkoff M. Pseudomonas cepacia Endocarditis and Ecthyma Gangrenosum. Arch Dermatol. 1977;113(2):199-202. doi:10.1001/archderm.1977.01640020071013