Case Report

Extensive monomicrobial necrotizing fasciitis and myonecrosis of left hemi trunk in a healthy 41-year-old man with COVID-19 infection


Necrotizing fasciitis and myonecrosis caused by Escherichia coli is an extremely uncommon infection with a high mortality. We present a case of 41-year-old man with no history of underlying disease one week after covid-19 infection, who was admitted with symptoms of Fournier's gangrene and then E. coli-induced monomicrobial necrotizing fasciitis.

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IssueVol 14 No 5 (2022) QRcode
SectionCase Report(s)
Necrotizing fasciitis; COVID-19; Escherichia coli; Vacuum-assisted closure

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Sarkardeh M, Ahmadabadi A, Sadrzadeh Z, Koushki J, Esmaeili A, Davoodi S, Izanlu M. Extensive monomicrobial necrotizing fasciitis and myonecrosis of left hemi trunk in a healthy 41-year-old man with COVID-19 infection. Iran J Microbiol. 2022;14(5):765-769.