Tag Fournier gangrene
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Jean Alfred Fournier

Alfred Jean Fournier (1832-1914) was a French Dermatovereologist specialising in congenital syphillis, stressing the importance of syphilis as a cause of degenerative diseases and parasyphilitic conditions.
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Fournier gangrene

Fournier gangrene - a fulminant polymicrobial necrotizing fasciitis affecting the perineal or genital regions. Alfred Jean Fournier (1883)
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Necrotising fasciitis

Reviewed and revised 12 July 2015 OVERVIEW Necrotising fasciitis is a severe bacterial soft tissue infection marked by edema and necrosis of subcutaneous tissues with involvement of adjacent fascia and by painful red swollen skin over affected areas may resemble…