Community Acquired Infection

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2017  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 56--58

Necrotizing pneumonia or pulmonary gangrene


L Del Carpio-Orantes 
 Department of Internal Medicine, General Hospital 71, Instituto Mexicano del seguro social, Veracruz, México

Correspondence Address:
Dr. L Del Carpio-Orantes
Department of Internal Medicine, General Hospital 71, Instituto Mexicano del seguro social, Veracruz
México

We present the case of necrotizing pneumonia in a young patient without chronic comorbidities, who presented a torpid with subsequent death, highlighting in this case, subacute evolution, as well as the isolation of Staphylococcus epidermidis coagulase-negative resistant to vancomycin, acquired in the community, which finally resulted in a poor prognosis. The importance of the tomographic image is emphasized, as well as the evaluation for chest surgery, as it is important invasive surgical management or chest, coupled with broad-spectrum drugs according to targeted crops or pleuropulmonary expectoration secretions.


How to cite this article:
Carpio-Orantes L D. Necrotizing pneumonia or pulmonary gangrene.Community Acquir Infect 2017;4:56-58


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Carpio-Orantes L D. Necrotizing pneumonia or pulmonary gangrene. Community Acquir Infect [serial online] 2017 [cited 2022 Aug 13 ];4:56-58
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