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Fournier's gangrene of scrotum in a patient with AIDS.
  1. M Murphy,
  2. M Buckley,
  3. J Corr,
  4. S Vinayagamoorthy,
  5. R Grainger,
  6. F M Mulcahy
  1. Department of Genitourinary Medicine, St James's Hospital, Dublin, Eire.

    Abstract

    Fournier's gangrene of the scrotum, a form of necrotising fasciitis, is a rare but potentially fatal disorder. Predisposing conditions include chronic alcoholism and diabetes mellitus, possibly as a result of impaired immunity. Fournier's syndrome, occurring in a patient with AIDS, is described.

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