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Fournier Gangrene Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Fournier's Disease; Fourniers Disease; Fourniers Gangrene; Gangrene, Fournier; Gangrene, Fournier's Show All >>

Networked: 211 relevant articles (9 outcomes, 4 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Fournier Gangrene

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Oxygen : 2 outcomes 1 study in 15 results : IBA
  2. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 1 outcome in 25 results : IBA
  3. N 30 : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  4. Eusol : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  5. Carbon Monoxide : 4 results : IBA
  6. Plastics : 3 results : IBA
  7. Cocaine (Cocaine HCl) : 3 results : IBA
  8. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 3 results : IBA
  9. Insulin (Novolin) : 2 results : FDA 2
  10. Heroin (Diamorphine) : 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Fournier Gangrene

  1. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
  2. Necrotizing Fasciitis
  3. Infection
  4. Abscess
  5. Ulcer
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Key Therapies for Fournier Gangrene

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  1. Debridement : 5 outcomes 1 study in 81 results
  2. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome in 16 results
  3. Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy : 1 outcome in 14 results
  4. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care) : 1 outcome in 7 results
  5. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 1 outcome in 2 results
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