Medical College of Wisconsin
CTSICores SearchResearch InformaticsREDCap

Mesh term Fournier Gangrene

Browse to parent terms:
Bacterial Infections
Genital Diseases, Male

Description

An acute necrotic infection of the SCROTUM; PENIS; or PERINEUM. It is characterized by scrotum pain and redness with rapid progression to gangrene and sloughing of tissue. Fournier gangrene is usually secondary to perirectal or periurethral infections associated with local trauma, operative procedures, or urinary tract disease.



Search for this term in our Faculty Database



View this term at the NCBI website
jenkins-FCD Prod-480 9a4deaf152b0b06dd18151814fff2e18f6c05280