, Volume 31, Issue 4, pp 500-502
Date: 01 Sep 2006

Fournier’s gangrene: a radiologic emergency

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Abstract

Fournier’s gangrene (FG) is a life-threatening, necrotizing infection involving the soft tissues of the scrotal area. Because of potential severe complications, it is important to diagnose the disease as early as possible. We present the CT findings of FG in a young male that came to the Emergency Department for genital pain and tenderness.

An erratum to this article can be found online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00261-011-9701-5