- Michelangelo Vestita,
- Angela Filoni,
- Nicola Santoro,
- Gianpaolo Arcamone,
- Domenico Bonamonte
An Bras Dermatol 2016 Nov-Dec;91(6):815-816
University of Bari - Bari, Italy.
Ecthyma gangrenosum is an uncommon dermatological manifestation characterized by round, indurated ulcers with a central necrotic black eschar and surrounding erythema. This report describes the case of a 5-year-old girl, affected by acute lymphocytic leukemia, presenting with a black eschar on her right thigh. Such lesions should always be correctly identified to avoid potentially fatal bacteraemia. Read More