Necrotizing perineal fasciitis

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant

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Extreme perineal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 30
CT

CT-scan shows extensive subcutaneous air involving the right vaginal labia and important fat stranding of the anterior abdominal wall / perineum. 

Case Discussion

The findings are highly suggestive of necrotizing fasciitis / Fournier's gangrene (even though this term is usually reserved for male).

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Case information

rID: 20376
Published: 16th Nov 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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