Fournier’s Gangrene and Intravenous Drug Abuse

Abstract Fournier’s gangrene is a potentially fatal emergency condition characterized by necrotizing fasciitis and supported by an infection of the external genital, perineal and perianal region, with a rapid and progressive spread from subcutaneous fat tissue to fascial planes. Keywords: Fournier’s gangrene, Necrotizing Fasciitis, Surgery, Infection Case report A 52 year old man with a history […]

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Penile Kaposi’s Sarcoma

A 49-year-old man with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection presented to the HIV clinic with a several-week history of multiple slow-growing, violaceous, ulcerated lesions on the glans penis and external urethral meatus. He was sexually active with male partners and had not taken prescribed antiretroviral therapy for 2 years. Laboratory studies showed a CD4 cell […]

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End-Stage Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease

Figure 1 A 45-year-old man with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease presented to the urology clinic for consideration of bilateral nephrectomy as treatment for severe abdominal pain and distention. Magnetic resonance imaging of the abdomen (Panel A) demonstrated profound enlargement and complete replacement of the liver (top arrow) and kidneys (lower arrows) by cysts. A bilateral […]

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