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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 12 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1995 and 1997 and 1998 and 2003 and 2004 and 2008 and 2011 and 2013 and 2014 and 2015 and 2017 and 2018
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