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Fatal Neutropenic Enterocolitis due to Clostridium septicum

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594–5

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We describe a case of Clostridium septicum enterocolitis in a patient with pre-B acute lymphoblastic leukaemia undergoing autologous stem cell transplant. In the setting of neutropenia, Clostridium septicum should be suspected in patients who develop signs and symptoms of acute abdomen.

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e-Published: 05 Feb, 2014
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