MPS  Vol.5 No.3 , July 2015
Reconstruction of Scrotal and Perineal Defects in Fournier’s Gangrene
Abstract: Fournier’s gangrene described in 1883 by Jean Alfred Fournier, still poses ethiopathogenic, evolutive and therapeutic problems. This is a therapeutic emergency; early diagnosis, medical and surgical treatments contribute to reducing mortality rate. Tissue defect engendered by infection and/or by its excision requires morphological and functional reconstruction. The choice of the reconstruction technique depends on several parameters: early or delayed coverage, the size of the defect, the local capital skin and the patient’s general condition. Through this study involving 95 cases of scrotal and perineal gangrene treated at the National Center of Burns and Plastic Surgery of Ibn Rochd University Hospital of Casablanca over a period of 10 years (2004-2014), we report our approach in the surgical management of defect secondary to Fournier’s gangrene.
Cite this paper: Chabak, H. , Rafik, A. , Ezzoubi, M. , Diouri, M. , Bahechar, N. and Chlihi, A. (2015) Reconstruction of Scrotal and Perineal Defects in Fournier’s Gangrene. Modern Plastic Surgery, 5, 23-27. doi: 10.4236/mps.2015.53005.

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