Aeromonas hydrophilia, a Gram-negative facultative anaerobe, is a rare cause of cellulitis. We review the literature and report a case of Aeromonas hydrophilia cellulitis which failed to respond to the conventional management of surgical debridement and antibiotics. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy was used successfully to control the infection. As far as we are aware this is the first case in world literature of Aeromonas hydrophilia cellulitis treated with hyperbaric oxygen.

Mathur, Patrick, Unsworth, Bennett, , , , , (1995). Cellulitis owing to Aeromonas hydrophilia: treatment with hyperbaric oxygen. The Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery, 1995 May;65(5):367-9. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7741686