Aeromonas as a Cause of Purulent Folliculitis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.


Journal Article (Review)

Aeromonas species are rarely an identified cause of folliculitis. Here, we describe the case of a patient who had purulent folliculitis of the breast caused by an Aeromonas species and review 4 other cases presented in the literature, highlighting the commonalities observed. Aeromonas infection should be considered in patients who present with purulent folliculitis, particularly those with exposure to nonchlorinated pools or baths.

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Cited Authors

  • Olszewski, AE; Karandikar, MV; Surana, NK

Published Date

  • March 1, 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 6 / 1

Start / End Page

  • e1 - e3

PubMed ID

  • 27988495

Pubmed Central ID

  • 27988495

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2048-7207

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/jpids/piw073


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England