ecthyma gangrenosum

ecthyma gangrenosum
a condition most often seen in immunocompromised or debilitated patients in association with septicemia caused by gram-negative organisms such as gonococci, meningococci, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella, or Pseudomonas; the lesions begin as vesicles and rapidly progress to pustulation and gangrenous ulcers with undermined purpuric edges.

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