Fournier gangrene

an acute gangrenous type of necrotizing fasciitis of the scrotum, penis, or perineum involving gram-positive organisms, enteric bacilli, or anaerobes; it may occur following local trauma, operative procedures, an underlying urinary tract disease, or a distant acute inflammatory process. Called also Fournier disease.

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  • Fournier gangrene — Infobox Disease Name = Fournier gangrene Caption = DiseasesDB = 31119 ICD10 = ICD10|N|49|8|n|40 (ILDS N49.81), ICD10|N|76|8|n|70 ICD9 = ICD9|608.83 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = emerg eMedicineTopic = 929 eMedicine mult =… …   Wikipedia

  • Fournier gangrene (disease) test — Four·nier gangrene (disease), test (f r nyaґ) [Jean Alfred Fournier, French dermatologist, 1832–1914] see under gangrene and test …   Medical dictionary

  • Gangrene — Gangrène La gangrène est une nécrose des tissus. Elle est causée par une obstruction artérielle par embolie, choc, infection ou par l’exposition à un froid intense. Son origine est le plus souvent liée à l’interruption prolongée ou le… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gangrène — Classification et ressources externes La gangrène est une nécrose irréversible des tissus. Giovanni Battista Cres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gangrene — For the American football team nicknamed Gang Green , see New York Jets. Gangrene Classification and external resources Dry gangrene of the 1st to 4th toes of the right foot in a man with diabetes. ICD …   Wikipedia

  • Gangrène de Fournier — La gangrène de Fournier est un type de gangrène affectant les organes génitaux mâles, en particulier le scrotum. Son nom vient du médecin français Jean Alfred Fournier, qui a décrit la maladie en 1883. Sommaire 1 Cause 2 Épidémiologie 3 Symptômes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gangrene — The death of body tissue due to the loss of blood supply to that tissue, sometimes permitting bacteria to invade it and accelerate its decay. The word gangrene comes from the Greek ganggraina denoting an eating sore that ends in mortification (of …   Medical dictionary

  • Fournier-Gangrän — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 N49.80 Fournier Gangrän beim Mann N76.80 Fournier Gangrän bei der Frau …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fournier — Jean A., French syphilographer, 1832–1914. See F. disease, F. gangrene, syphiloma of F …   Medical dictionary

  • Fournier disease — see under gangrene …   Medical dictionary

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