Fatal Necrotizing Soft-Tissue Infection Caused by Clostridium tetani in an Injecting Drug User: A Case Report
PublisherMary Ann Liebert Inc.
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AbstractThe aim of this brief report is to raise awareness of necrotizing soft-tissue infections caused by Clostridium tetani in intravenous drug users, highlight the potentially unique dangers of this infection in this specific patient population, and outline the course of treatment currently considered the standard of care.
injecting drug abuse
necrotizing soft-tissue infection
Identifier to cite or link to this itemhttps://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-85085905393&doi=10.1089%2fsur.2019.244&partnerID=40&md5=e7410c0e49c27419032da15dbfa42c9f; http://hdl.handle.net/10713/13084