• Aeromonas hydrophila myonecrosis with gas gangrene and bacteremia developed in an elderly patient after minor trauma from a fishbone. Despite aggressive medical and surgical therapy, she experienced a rapidly fatal outcome. Literature on Aeromonas muscle infection is reviewed and implications for therapy are discussed.
(Arch Intern Med 1983;143:2005-2007)
Heckerling PS, Stine TM, Pottage JC, Levin S, Harris AA. Aeromonas hydrophila Myonecrosis and Gas Gangrene in a Nonimmunocompromised Host. Arch Intern Med. 1983;143(10):2005-2007. doi:10.1001/archinte.1983.00350100189036