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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the 12 enrolled patients

From: A retrospective case series of Fournier’s gangrene: necrotizing fasciitis in perineum and perianal region

Patient ID Demographic characteristics Clinical manifestation LRINEC score Faecal diversion Wound management Closure method
Age Sex Predisposing disease Location Complications Bacteria culture
1 66 M Diabetes mellitus + fistula Scrotum None P. aeruginosa 9 None NPWT Skin graft
2 48 M Renal failure + abscess Crissum + scrotum Pneumonia E. coli 11 Colostomy NPWT Secondary healing + suture
3 62 F Diabetes mellitus + abscess Perineum + crissum None E. faecium 8 None Dressing changes Secondary healing + suture
4 64 M Diabetes mellitus + fistula Scrotum + penis Pneumonia E. coli + E. faecium 10 None NPWT Secondary suture + skin graft
5 60 M Renal failure Scrotum None S. aureus 10 None NPWT Flaps
6# 71 M Diabetes mellitus + fistula Scrotum + thigh + penis Sepsis E. faecium 13 None
7 59 M Diabetes mellitus + leukemia Scrotum + thigh + abdomen + penis Renal failure + sepsis E. faecium + MRSA 9 Colostomy + cystostomy NPWT Flaps + Secondary suture + skin graft
8 45 M Trauma Scrotum + penis None S. aureus 8 None NPWT Secondary suture
9 60 M Abscess Crissum + thigh None E. coli 9 Colostomy NPWT Secondary healing + suture + skin graft
10 62 M Diabetes mellitus + abscess Scrotum + crissum Heart failure Acinetobacter 11 None NPWT Flaps + secondary healing
11 57 M Diabetes mellitus Scrotum + penis None E. coli + P. aeruginosa 10 None NPWT Skin graft
12 66 F Diabetes mellitus + abscess Perineum + abdomen + buttock Sepsis E. coli 13 None NPWT Secondary suture + skin graft
  1. 6# patient was dead due to sepsis
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