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Mil Med. 1991 Jan;156(1):43.

Cellulitis and compartment syndrome due to Plesiomonas shigelloides: a case report.

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Medical Service, VA Hospital, Phoenix, AZ 85012.

Abstract

We report a case of cellulitis, compartment syndrome, and septicemia associated with fish handling. The etiologic pathogen isolated from the wound and blood cultures was Plesiomonas shigelloides. The pathogen can cause serious illness in people handling fish.

PMID:
1900118
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