Retroperitoneal necrotizing fasciitis secondary to Fournier’s gangrene

  title={Retroperitoneal necrotizing fasciitis secondary to Fournier’s gangrene},
  author={E. Sebastian-Valverde and Clara Pa{\~n}ella-Vilam{\'u} and Estela Membrilla-Fern{\'a}ndez and Juan Jose Sancho-Insenser and Luis Grande-Posa},
  journal={European Surgery},
The retroperitoneal necrotizing fasciitis is an extremely rare, usually lethal clinical entity and there are very few reported cases. If necrotizing fasciitis affects the retroperitoneum, a nonspecific signs and symptoms associate a higher mortality. For this reason, the diagnostic suspicion and the early surgical debridement are basic for a satisfactory… CONTINUE READING