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 DeCS Categories

C01 Bacterial Infections and Mycoses .
C01.252 Bacterial Infections .
C01.252.377 Fournier Gangrene .
C01.252.410 Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections .
C01.252.410.222 Clostridium Infections .
C01.252.410.222.440 Gas Gangrene .
C12 Male Urogenital Diseases .
C12.294 Genital Diseases, Male .
C12.294.229 Fournier Gangrene .
C23 Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms .
C23.550 Pathologic Processes .
C23.550.717 Necrosis .
C23.550.717.427 Gangrene .
 
 Terms
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Fournier Gangrene .
Fournier's Disease .
Fourniers Disease .
Fourniers Gangrene .
Gangrene, Fournier .
Gangrene, Fournier's .
Fournier Disease .
Fournier's Gangrene .
FOURNIER"S GANGRENE .
FOURNIER'S DISEASE .
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. .
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Gangrene .
Gangrenes .
Death and putrefaction of tissue usually due to a loss of blood supply. .
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Gas Gangrene .
Gangrene, Gas .
Gangrenes, Gas .
Gas Gangrenes .
A severe condition resulting from bacteria invading healthy muscle from adjacent traumatized muscle or soft tissue. The infection originates in a wound contaminated with bacteria of the genus CLOSTRIDIUM. C. perfringens accounts for the majority of cases (over eighty percent), while C. noyvi, C. septicum, and C. histolyticum cause most of the other cases. .
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