DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20222948
Published: 2022-10-29

Perforated diverticulitis leading to Fournier’s gangrene

Henry K. Watter, Ho Nam Choi, Suresh Munugani

Abstract


Perforated diverticulitis is a rare cause of Fournier’s gangrene. Management for these conditions separately is well established, however no clear guidelines exist for operative management when they present in combination. This case provides a suggested management approach for managing the two conditions concurrently, in a peripheral hospital.


Keywords


Diverticulitis, Fournier's gangrene, Necrotising fasciitis, Surgery, Debridement

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