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Is the social status a new prognostic factor in the Fournier’s gangrene?

Clinical practice, 141 - 144
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Fournier’s gangrene is a life-threatening acute necrotizing fasciitis of perianal, genitourinary and perineal areas. Local symptoms are scrotal swelling, erythema of scrotal skin and pain with generalized constitutional symptoms. The gangrene may extends to abdominal wall, intra-abdominal structures, and even in the retroperitoneal tissues. Urgent surgical debridement is crucial to warrant a good outcome since delayed intervention carries a poor prognosis. We report the case of a not diabetic patient with Fournier’s disease presented with severe sepsis and successfully treated with urgent deep debridement and reconstructive surgery. We propose the social status of the patient as a prognostic factor with high impact for survival rate.

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