Author | Scott A. Springer, DO


Fournier Gangrene in an African American Man With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Coronary Artery Disease

May 01, 2007

A 77-year-old African American man with type 2 diabetes mellitus and coronary artery disease presented to the emergency department with acute scrotal swelling and pain. His testicles were erythematous with focal areas of necrosis and associated tissue destruction. Similar skin changes were apparent in the lower abdominal and inguinal regions.