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Case: Fournier necrotizing fasciitis. Necessity of multidirectional wound therapy Surgery + HBOT + NPWT.

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Case: Fournier necrotizing fasciitis. Necessity of multidirectional wound therapy Surgery + HBOT + NPWT.

Type
Poster
Topics
NPWT
Language
EN
Publication Year
2019
Author(s)
Bartosz Cybułka
Approx. reading time
5 min (1 pages)

Summary

This paper describes the treatment of a 48-year-old man with history of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus admitted to the Surgical Department because of advanced purulent inflammation of the perineum, scrotum and buttocks in the course of Fournier's gangrene.

Initial, surgical treatment in Surgery Unit of progressive purulent lesions required continuation of treatment of severe general condition and local crotch soft tissue defects.

After the bridge therapy with hyperbaric oxygen, conventional dressing was applied for a total period of 29 days, vacuum therapy was implemented in the area of the greatest damage. Mastering the wound infection and simultaneous healing progress made it possible to close the defect and end 52 days of hospitalization.

Authors

Bartosz Cybułka
Department of Surgery, Independent Public Healthcare Institution, Grodzisk Wlkp. Poland

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