Scrotal cellulitis

Last revised by Rohit Sharma on 12 Jun 2023

Cellulitis of the scrotum is an uncommon but essential condition as it can lead to Fournier gangrene, especially in the immunosuppressed or diabetics.

Radiographic features

  • thickening of the scrotal skin

  • gross edematous swelling of the scrotum

  • increased blood flow in the scrotum on color Doppler

  • no prominent gas in the soft tissues to indicate necrotizing fasciitis.

Differential diagnosis

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