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Case Reports in Emergency Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 984195, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/984195
Case Report

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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