Pathologic findings of the muscle tissue. Postoperative pathologic findings of the muscle tissue obtained during surgical removal. Gram-stain, Zoom 1000×. Identification of gram-positive, rod-shaped, anaerobic, spore-forming bacteria in the infected muscle tissue. The result is highly compatible to an infection with clostridium perfringens.
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