La gangrena de Fournier es una fascitis necrotizante del periné, rápidamente progresiva, que ocurre a veces después de cirugía abdominal. PDF | On Oct 1, , Francisco Javier Sanz García and others published Gangrena de Fournier. Request PDF on ResearchGate | Gangrena de Fournier | Introduction Fournier’s gangrene is a subcutaneous necrotizing infection of urogenital or anorectal.

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Gas gangrene is rare, with only 1, to 3, cases occurring in the United States annually. The most frequent isolated germ was Escherichia coli 2 cases followed by Staphylococus aereus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Fournier gangrene is usually secondary to perirectal or periurethral infections associated with local trauma, operative procedures, or urinary tract disease. Epididymitis is inflammation gangrenx the long, tightly coiled tube behind each testicle epididymis that carries sperm from the testicle to the spermatic duct.

Pelvic congestion syndrome Pelvic inflammatory disease.

Gangrena de Fournier

It is critical to recognize the disorder and to initiate aggressive resuscitation and administration of broad-spectrum intravenous antibiotics as quickly as possible. About News Events Contact. Hematospermia Retrograde ejaculation Postorgasmic illness syndrome. Causes, presentation and survival of 57 patients with necrotizing fasciitis of male genitalia.


A simple model to gangrenz distinguish necrotizing fasciitis from non-necrotizing soft tissue infection. The most common viral cause of orchitis is mumps. Synonyms of Fournier Gangrene Fournier disease Fournier’s disease Fourniers disease Fournier’s gangrene Fourniers gangrene gangrene, Fournier gangrene, Fournier’s necrotizing fasciitis of the perineum and genitalia synergistic necrotizing fasciitis of the perineum fornier genitalia.

Initial symptoms of Fournier gangrene include swelling or sudden pain in the scrotumfever, pallor, and generalized weakness.

The time of evolution fluctuated between 6 and 30 days. Cervical dysplasia Cervical incompetence Cervical polyp Cervicitis Female infertility Cervical stenosis Nabothian cyst. Fangrena reappraisal of surgical management in necrotizing perineal infections.

Report of thirty-three cases and a review of the literature”.

Gangrena de Fournier

It is characterized by scrotum pain and redness with rapid progression to gangrene and sloughing of tissue. When available, a burn center may be a good location for the treatment of patients with necrotizing soft-tissue surgical infections, including Fournier gangrene. Oxford Textbook of Urological Surgery. Foley catheters generally get rid of urine adequately.

D ICD – This disease is commonly found in conjunction with other disorders comorbidityespecially those that weaken the immune system. X-ray studies are useful to confirm the location and extent of gas distribution in the wounds. General Discussion Fournier gangrene is an acute necrotic infection of the scrotum; penis; or ganrena. A epidemiological study found the incidence of Fournier gangrene to be 1.


Kovalcik PJ, Jones J. Scand J Urol Nephrol. It can also result from infections caused by Group A Streptococcus bacteria and Staphlococcus aureus and Vibrio vulnificus.

Hiperbaric oxygen therapy in the treatment of Fournier’s disease in 11 male patients. Rev Cubana Cir [online]. Population based epidemiology and outcomes”.

It usually manifests 4 to 6 days after the onset of mumps. Symptoms include fever, general discomfort malaisemoderate to severe pain and swelling in the fohrnier and anal areas perineal followed by rankness and smell of the affected tissues fetid suppuration leading to full blown fulminating gangrene.

La Gangrena de Fournier: Seven patients who were treated from February to April were studied.

Vaginal bleeding Postcoital bleeding. Last Update November 12, Related Disorders Symptoms of the following disorders can be similar to those of Fournier gangrene.