SESSION TITLE: Chest Infections
SESSION TYPE: Case Report Slide
PRESENTED ON: Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 09:45 AM - 11:15 AM
INTRODUCTION: Leech therapy has been used since the early 19th century for plastic and reconstructive surgery, to manage venous congestion and improve the microrevascularization of flaps, grafts, or replants. Complications include excessive bleeding and soft tissue infection with Aeromonas hydrophila. We report a case of Aeromonas causing pneumonia.