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Case Studies | Medical Surgical | Sweden | Volume 5 Issue 1, January 2016
Fournier's Gangrene: Case Report
Abstract: Fourniers gangrene (FG) is defined as a life-threatening polymicrobial necrotizing fasciitis affecting the genitalia and perineum. This report present a patient with Fourniers gangrene and describe the physical examination and CT scan finding together with the management and the postoperative follow-up. Early surgical intervention, haemodynamic support, intensive care monitoring and broad-spectrum antibiotic coverage, can reduce the mortality rate.
Keywords: Fourniers gangrene, necrotizing fasciitis, emergency medicine
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 1, January 2016,
Pages: 925 - 926