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Fournier's Gangrene Severity Index | Medical Diagnostic Tool

Purpose:

To use a severity index score to predict the outcome in a male with Fournier's gangrene.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
General Surgery

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

N49.8

Description:

Fournier's gangrene is a necrotizing cellulitis of the perineum which can be fatal if not treated early and aggressively. Fournier's gangrene severity index score can be used to predict whether the patient will survive or not.

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