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Steven C. Campbell, M.D., Ph.D.; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Yamuna Kondapally, M.B.B.S[1]; Jesus Rosario Hernandez, M.D. [2]

Synonyms and Keywords: Fournier's gangrene; Idiopathic gangrene of scrotum; Periurethral phlegmon; Streptococcal scrotal gangrene; Genito-perineal gangrene; Phagedena

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Fournier gangrene
ICD-10 N49.8 (ILDS N49.81), N76.8
ICD-9 608.83
DiseasesDB 31119
MeSH D018934

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Fournier gangrene from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

Diagnostic criteria | History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Electrocardiogram | X-Ray Findings | CT-Scan Findings | MRI Findings | Echocardiography and Ultrasound | Other Diagnostic Studies | Other Imaging Findings

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Surgery | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

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