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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 762340, 4 pages
Fournier's Gangrene: Conventional Dressings versus Dressings with Dakin's Solution
1Department of Urology, Medical Faculty, Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University, Yörükselim Mah. Hastane Cad. No. 32, 46100 Kahramanmaraş, Turkey
2Department of Urology, Kahramanmaras State Hospital, 46100 Kahramanmaraş, Turkey
3Private Kadirli 7 Mart Hospital, 46100 Osmaniye, Turkey
4Department of Plastic Surgery, Medical Faculty, Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University, 46100 Kahramanmaraş, Turkey
Received 3 November 2011; Accepted 15 December 2011
Academic Editor: K. Naber
Copyright © 2012 Bülent Altunoluk et al. 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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