Fournier Gangrene Differential Diagnoses

Updated: May 30, 2023
  • Author: Vernon M Pais, Jr, MD; Chief Editor: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Problems to be considered in a patient with possible Fournier gangrene include the following:

  • Testicular fracture
  • Testicular hematoma
  • Testicular abscess
  • Scrotal abscess
  • Vasculitis
  • Warfarin gangrenosum
  • Polyarteritis nodosum
  • Granulomatosis with polyangiitis

Differential Diagnoses