The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 28, Issue 12, pp 490–493 | Cite as

A case of spontaneous spreading gangrene on the chest wall

  • Roshan Lall Gupta
Case Reports


An unusual case of spreading massive gangrene of the chest wall of spontaneous origin in a little infant is described. The case is discussed in the light of the existing knowledge.


Appendicitis Chest Wall Ulcer Margin Perforated Peptic Ulcer Massive Gangrene 
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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1961

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roshan Lall Gupta
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  1. 1.Kanpur

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