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Case Reports in Emergency Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 984195, 4 pages
Fournier's Gangrene: Report of 2 Cases
Department of Surgery, Institute of Medical Sciences & SUM Hospital, SOA University, K-8, Kalinga Nagar, Orissa Bhubaneswar 751030, India
Received 22 August 2011; Accepted 26 September 2011
Academic Editors: D. Elkharrat, P. Iannone, and W. Mauritz
Copyright © 2012 Prasan Kumar Hota. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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