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 information

Painful swelling

Ultrasound Images & Clips

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

There is increased vascularity of the scrotal wall

The testis and peritesticular structures are normal

Air in the scrotal wall CT scan

Details

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

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System