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Case 14879

Incipient Fournier's gangrene.

Author(s)
Navarro-Baño, Antonio; Martínez-Cutillas, Maria José; Martínez-Martínez, Juan Francisco; López-Banet, Elena; Ibáñez-Caturla, Santiago; Páez-Granda, Diego.

Hospital Clinico Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca , Servicio Murciano de Salud; Carretera Madrid-Cartagena, s/n. 30120 El Palmar, Spain; Email:navarba@gmail.com
 
Patient
female, 70 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    scanogram

    There are hyperlucencies representing soft-tissue gas in the region overlying the left scrotum and perineum.

     
    Area of Interest: Emergency; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Acute;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Axial CECT

    No significant inflammation, but the CT shows air in the subcutaneous tissues of the perineum and the inferior part of the scrotum.

     
    Area of Interest: Emergency; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Acute;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Sagittal CECT

    No significant inflammation, but the CT shows air in the subcutaneous tissues of the perineum and the inferior part of the scrotum. Mild to moderate amount of hydrocele is present.

     
    Area of Interest: Emergency; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Acute;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Coronal CECT

    The air in the subcutaneous tissues of the perineum is evident.

     
    Area of Interest: Emergency; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Acute;
     
     
There are hyperlucencies representing soft-tissue gas in the region overlying the left scrotum and perineum.
 
No significant inflammation, but the CT shows air in the subcutaneous tissues of the perineum and the inferior part of the scrotum.
 
No significant inflammation, but the CT shows air in the subcutaneous tissues of the perineum and the inferior part of the scrotum. Mild to moderate amount of hydrocele is present.
 
The air in the subcutaneous tissues of the perineum is evident.
 
 
 
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