"Fournier Gangrene" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
- Fournier Gangrene
- Gangrene, Fournier
- Fournier's Disease
- Fourniers Disease
- Fournier's Gangrene
- Fourniers Gangrene
- Gangrene, Fournier's
- Fournier Disease
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