Case of the month July 2010: Scrotal abscesses

Fournier gangrene with an edematous thickened scrotal wall with pus pockets and air in the scrotal wall

Clinical Info

Painful swelling

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Fournier gangrene with an edematous thickened scrotal wall with pus pockets and air in the scrotal wall

Pus pockets and air in the scrotal wall
Pus pockets and air in the scrotal wall
Pus pockets and air in the scrotal wall
Pus pockets and air in the scrotal wall
Pus pockets and air in the scrotal wall
Pus pockets and air in the scrotal wall
Pus pockets and air in the scrotal wall
Pus pockets and air in the scrotal wall
Air in the scrotal wall
Air in the scrotal wall
Air in the scrotal wall
Air in the scrotal wall
Air in the scrotal wall
Air in the scrotal wall
Edematous thickened scrotal
Edematous thickened scrotal

There is increased vascularity of the scrotal wall

The testis and peritesticular structures are normal

Right testis
Right testis
Left testis
Left testis
Left testis and epididymis
Left testis and epididymis
Left and right testis
Left and right testis

Air in the scrotal wall CT scan


Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 46
  • Body part: Scrotal wall

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System