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Fournier Gangrene

"Fournier Gangrene" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An acute necrotic infection of the SCROTUM; PENIS; or PERINEUM. It is characterized by scrotum pain and redness with rapid progression to gangrene and sloughing of tissue. Fournier gangrene is usually secondary to perirectal or periurethral infections associated with local trauma, operative procedures, or urinary tract disease.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Fournier Gangrene" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Fournier Gangrene" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 14 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2020
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