Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 Feb 30;79:462-465. Epub 2021 Jan 30.
Department of General Surgery and Medical-Surgical Specialties, Policlinico - Vittorio Emanuele Hospital, University of Catania, Italy.
Introduction: Fournier's gangrene is a potentially fatal emergency condition, supported by an infection of perineal and perianal region, characterized by necrotizing fasciitis with a rapid spread to fascial planes. FG, usually due to compromised host, may be sustained by many microbial pathogens.
Case Report: A 66-year-old man, with a history of uncontrolled type 2 diabetes, obesity with BMI 38, chronic kidney failure and chronic heart failure, was admitted to the Emergency Department with a large area of necrosis involving the perineal and perianal regions. Read More