Necrotizing Scrotum Fasciitis (Fournier's Gangrene) in an Infant: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Yasin Idweini
2018 Clinical Research in Urology  
Necrotizing fasciitis in infants is rare and is associated with almost 50% mortality. As originally reported, it was characterized by an abrupt onset of a rapidly fulminating genital gangrene of idiopathic origin in previously healthy young patients which resulted in gangrenous destruction of genitalia. Herein We report a case of necrotizing fasciitis in an infant, this patient was treated with debridement of his scrotum at presentation and subsequently reconstructed with his own remained
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doi:10.33309/2638-7670.010101 fatcat:yq7qq4gzqfahnhttaiyulyigm4