Experience of 80 cases with Fournier's gangrene and "trauma" as a trigger factor in the etiopathogenesis.

@article{Eskitaolu2014ExperienceO8,
  title={Experience of 80 cases with Fournier's gangrene and "trauma" as a trigger factor in the etiopathogenesis.},
  author={Teoman Eskitaşçıoğlu and İrfan {\"O}zyazgan and A. S. Bruckstein Çoruh and Galip Kemali G{\"u}nay and Mehmet Altıparmak and Yalcin Yontar and Fatih Emre Dogan},
  journal={Ulusal travma ve acil cerrahi dergisi = Turkish journal of trauma & emergency surgery : TJTES},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={
          265-74
        }
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of the present study was to retrospectively analyze the patients' data presented with Fournier's gangrene (FG), to compare obtained data with the literature and to investigate the role of "trauma" in the etiopathogenesis. METHODS A retrospective study was conducted on 126 patients with FG that consulted to our department. RESULTS There were 76 male and four female patients. The mean age of the patients was 53.5±13.6 years. The most common presentation of patients was… CONTINUE READING

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