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Disease Fournier Gangrene

Name Fournier Gangrene
Synonyms Fournier Disease | Fournier's Disease | Fourniers Disease | Fournier's Gangrene | Fourniers Gangrene | Gangrene, Fournier | Gangrene, Fournier's
Definition 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.
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis | Urogenital disease (male)
MeSH® ID D018934

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1. DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Fournier Gangrene
2. DiseasesMale Urogenital Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Genital Diseases, Male Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Fournier Gangrene

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