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Fournier's gangrene as a complication of varicella in a 15-month-old boy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12407555     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An inguinal and perianal localization of Fournier's gangrene (FG) in a 15-month-old boy as a complication of the varicella infection is discussed. This is the first presentation of the disease as a complication of the varicella rashes. There were already 57 pediatric FG cases resulting from other causes that had been presented in the medical literature.
Ethem Güneren; Mustafa Keskin; O Ata Uysal; Ender Aritürk; A Gazi Kalayci
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1531-5037     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2002 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-10-30     Completed Date:  2002-11-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1632-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2002, Elsevier Science (USA). All rights reserved.
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Chickenpox / complications*
Fournier Gangrene / diagnosis,  etiology*,  surgery

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