What are the signs and symptoms of Fournier gangrene in females?

Updated: Oct 17, 2018
  • Author: Steven A Schulz, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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In women, Fournier gangrene acts more like necrotizing fasciitis because of the thicker subcutaneous layers involving the labia majora and the perineum.


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