Diabetes mellitus with ketoacidosis presenting as Fournier's gangrene.

TitleDiabetes mellitus with ketoacidosis presenting as Fournier's gangrene.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1982
JournalJournal of the Royal Society of Medicine
Volume75
Issue7
Pagination530-2
ISSN0141-0768
Abstract

Two patients with Fournier's gangrene are described. In each case this was the presenting clinical feature of diabetes mellitus with ketoacidosis. Histological examination demonstrated that the probable cause was intravascular fibrin deposition. The association between diabetes mellitus and Fournier's gangrene is discussed.

Short TitleJ R Soc Med
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