Fournier's gangrene. Report of three cases and review of the literature.

@article{Brien1990FourniersGR,
  title={Fournier's gangrene. Report of three cases and review of the literature.},
  author={P Van Brien and Johann Mattelaer and Ignace Billiet},
  journal={Acta urologica Belgica},
  year={1990},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={161-70}
}
Fournier's gangrene, or synergistic gangrene of the male external genitalia is a rapidly spreading necrotising infection of the penis and scrotum. Although not so frequent in our civilized world it is by no means rare. In early days it was characterised by a high mortality. Aggressive surgical debridement, broad spectrum antibiotics and plastic… CONTINUE READING