[Fournier's disease: a report of 9 cases].

  title={[Fournier's disease: a report of 9 cases].},
  author={C Garc{\'i}a Reinoso and Mariano G{\'o}mez Rubio and F S{\'a}ez-Royela and E Melero Calleja},
  journal={Revista espanola de enfermedades digestivas : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Patologia Digestiva},
  volume={78 3},
Nine cases of Fournier's gangrene diagnosed between 1982 and 1989 are reported. All were males with a mean age of 76 (47-82 years). Seven had a history of alcoholism and one had non insulin-dependent diabetes. Six patients also had an anal fistula which may have been the starting point of the infection. The causal agents were two anaerobes (Clostridium perfringens and Bacteroides fragilis) two gram-negatives (Morganella morgagni and Pseudomonas aeruginosa) and one, an unidentified gram-positive… CONTINUE READING

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