Fournier's Gangrene Does Not Spare Young Adults

Danijela Semenič, MD, PhD; Petra Kolar, MD


Wounds. 2018;30(7):E73-E76. 

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Fournier's gangrene is a rare but rapidly progressive disease that mostly affects men with certain risk factors. Despite all progress in medical care, it still remains a disease with high mortality. The initial debridement of necrotic tissue is the most important factor for survival.