Fournier's gangrene in Khartoum

Br J Urol. 1988 May;61(5):451-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410x.1988.tb06596.x.


Nine patients with Fournier's gangrene are presented and the relevant literature is reviewed. Fournier's gangrene is secondary to other predisposing conditions, the commonest causes being urethral and perianal sepsis. Local excision and antibiotics are the treatment of choice.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Gangrene* / microbiology
  • Gangrene* / pathology
  • Gangrene* / surgery
  • Genital Diseases, Male* / microbiology
  • Genital Diseases, Male* / pathology
  • Genital Diseases, Male* / surgery
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Sudan