ePlasty: Vol. 17
A Case of Fournier's Gangrene
Anthony Maurice Kordahi, MD, and Ahmed S. Suliman, MD

Division of Plastic Surgery, University of California San Diego

Correspondence: kordahi.amk@gmail.com
Keywords: Fournier's, gangrene, perineum, systematic review, severity index
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A 57-year-old man presented with a necrotizing soft-tissue infection of the perineum and scrotum in the setting of uncontrolled diabetes mellitus (DM). He was taken initially by the Urology and General Surgery Services for debridement. The case was then turned over to Plastic Surgery for additional debridement and staged reconstruction.


1. What is the epidemiology of Fournier's gangrene?

2. How do patients with Fournier's gangrene commonly present?

3. Are there any predictive scores for the severity of Fournier's gangrene?

4. How are .......