- Sundaramurthi Sudharsanan,
- Chellappa Vijayakumar,
- Kumar Manish,
- T P Elamurugan,
- Ali S Manwar
Cureus 2017 Jul 13;9(7):e1469. Epub 2017 Jul 13.
Surgery, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, India.
Gas gangrene is one of the most serious infections of traumatic and surgical wounds. The importance lies in the fact that, if not managed at the right time, the condition is fatal. Though perianal cellulitis and gangrene are commonly reported in immunocompromised patients, we report the case of a patient with gas gangrene involving only the anal canal extending to the rectum, a rare presentation to be reported in literature. Read More