Non-O1 Vibrio cholerae inguinal skin and soft tissue infection with bullous skin lesions in a patient with a penis squamous cell carcinoma
Keywords: 
Vibrio
Pathogenic microorganisms
Cancer patients
Blood diseases
Squamous cell carcinoma
Penis diseases
Issue Date: 
2009
Publisher: 
BioMed Central
ISSN: 
1476-0711
Citation: 
Aguinaga A, Portillo ME, Yuste JR, del Pozo JL, Garcia-Tutor E, Perez-Gracia JL, et al. Non-O1 Vibrio cholerae inguinal skin and soft tissue infection with bullous skin lesions in a patient with a penis squamous cell carcinoma. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 2009 May 19;8:17-0711-8-17.
Abstract
Vibrio spp. is a pathogen rarely isolated in cancer patients, and in most cases it is associated with haematological diseases. Cutaneous manifestations of this organism are even rarer. We report a case of Non-O1 Vibrio cholerae inguinal skin and soft tissue infection presenting bullous skin lesions in a young type II diabetic patient with a penis squamous cell carcinoma having a seawater exposure history.

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