Fournier Gangrene

Known as: Fourniers Disease, Fournier's Gangrene, Fournier Disease 
An acute necrotic infection of the SCROTUM; PENIS; or PERINEUM. It is characterized by scrotum pain and redness with rapid progression to gangrene… (More)
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Review
2014
Review
2014
Fournier's gangrene (FG) is a rapidly progressive form of infective necrotising fasciitis of the perineal, genital, or perianal… (More)
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2012
2012
Fournier's gangrene is an acute, rapidly progressive, and potentially fatal, infective necrotizing fasciitis affecting the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
PURPOSE Case series have shown a Fournier's gangrene mortality rate of 20% to 40% with an incidence of as high as 88% in some… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND Fournier's gangrene is a fulminant and destructive inflammation of the scrotum, penis, and perineum. The objective of… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Fournier's gangrene (FG) is a rare but life threatening disease. Although originally thought to be an idiopathic process, FG has… (More)
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1998
1998
Many controversial issues exist surrounding the disease pathogenesis and optimal management of Fournier's gangrene. In Fournier's… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVES Fournier's gangrene (FG) is an extensive fulminant infection of the genitals, perineum, or the abdominal wall. We… (More)
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Review
1994
Review
1994
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  • The Surgical clinics of North America
  • 1994
Fournier's gangrene is the result of a highly lethal and rapidly progressive necrotizing infection of the perineal and genital… (More)
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Review
1992
Review
1992
Fournier's gangrene is an aggressive disease affecting the perineum. Clearly, it can no longer by considered idiopathic in its… (More)
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Review
1990
Review
1990
Necrotizing fasciitis of the genitalia is a rare urologic emergency that is especially uncommon in children. We report a case of… (More)
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