Myocardial air collections as a result of infection with a gas producing strain of Escherichia coli

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Certain strains of Escherichia coli have been shown to cause gas accumulation in--for example, emphysematous pyelonephritis. This paper describes a patient with intramyocardial air collections resulting from an intramyocardial infection with gas forming E coli.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)660-1
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of clinical pathology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2004


  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Case Reports
  • Emphysema
  • Escherichia coli
  • Escherichia coli Infections
  • Fatal Outcome
  • Gas Gangrene
  • Humans
  • Journal Article
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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