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An unusual presentation of Fournier's gangrene.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20617396     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
INTRODUCTION: Fournier's gangrene is a rare severe necrotising fasciitis of the genitalia.
CASE: A case of Fournier's gangrene caused by perforated sigmoid diverticulitis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus is presented along with a review of the relevant literature.
Authors:
D E Kearney; S Harney; E O'Broin; M McCourt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2010-07-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  Irish journal of medical science     Volume:  180     ISSN:  1863-4362     ISO Abbreviation:  Ir J Med Sci     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-21     Completed Date:  2011-10-24     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806864     Medline TA:  Ir J Med Sci     Country:  Ireland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  573-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Academic Surgery, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland. dkearnage@gmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Diverticulitis, Colonic / complications*,  surgery
Fournier Gangrene / diagnosis,  etiology*,  microbiology,  surgery
Hernia, Inguinal / complications
Humans
Intestinal Perforation / complications*,  surgery
Male
Middle Aged

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