Fournier’s gangrene: a clinical presentation of necrotizing fasciitis after bone marrow transplantation

@article{Martinelli1998FourniersGA,
  title={Fournier’s gangrene: a clinical presentation of necrotizing fasciitis after bone marrow transplantation},
  author={Giovanni Martinelli and E P Alessandrino and P. Bernasconi and Daniela Caldera and Anna Maria Bartoletti Colombo and Luca Malcovati and M R Gaviglio and G. P. Vignoli and Giovanni Borroni and Carlo Bernasconi},
  journal={Bone Marrow Transplantation},
  year={1998},
  volume={22},
  pages={1023-1026}
}
Three patients with ANLL developed Fournier’s gangrene as an early complication after allo-BMT (two cases) and auto-BMT (one case); two patients were in first CR, the third had resistant disease. Patients developed fever, perineal pain, swelling and blistering of the genital area. Pseudomonas aeruginosa was isolated from the lesions and patients received systemic antibiotic therapy, surgical debridement and medication with potassium permanganate solution. Two patients made a complete recovery… CONTINUE READING

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