Necrotizing perineal fasciitis

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant


Extreme perineal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 30

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
Case created: 16th Nov 2012
Last edited: 11th Oct 2015
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