Unexpected Guest on Fournier’s Gangrene

  • Serkan Karaisli Izmir Katip Celebi University Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, General Surgery Department, Izmir-Turkey
  • Nureddin Celik Izmir Katip Celebi University Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Urology Department, Izmir-Turkey
  • Erdinc Kamer Izmir Katip Celebi University Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, General Surgery Department, Izmir-Turkey
  • Mustafa Peskersoy Izmir Katip Celebi University Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, General Surgery Department, Izmir-Turkey
Keywords: Fournier, gangrene, myiasis, vacuum assisted closing

Abstract

Myiasis is more common in tropical and subtropical climate regions. However, it has been reported that myiasis has increased in number due to travel has become easier, business and touristic visits have increased. A 60-year-old male patient had Fournier's gangrene and had many fly larvae on the necrotic tissue of scrotum and perineum. The patient underwent emergent operation for debridement. The necrotic tissue was debrided and wound was closed with vacuum assisted closing. In this case report, we aim to present diagnosis and treatment of a case of myiasis developed on the Fournier’s gangrene.

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Published
2018-06-19