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Gangrene of the penis, scrotum, and perineum, occurred after radiotherapy of rectal cancer.

Zyczkowski M, Bogacki R, Bryniarski P, Nowakowski K, Muskała B, Paradysz A - Cent European J Urol (2013)

Bottom Line: Due to the progress of the disease he had to be operated again.The status of the patient, which initially was very bad, was gradually improving.He was discharged from the hospital after 59 days in a good general state with good wound healing.

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Affiliation: Department of Urology in Zabrze, Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland.

ABSTRACT
We present a case of a 58-year-old man hospitalized because of gangrene of the penis and scrotum, after radiochemotherapy for rectal cancer. At the time of the admission the patient presented with extensive gangrene with necrosis affecting the scrotum and the penis. During the first day of hospitalization the patient was operated. Due to the progress of the disease he had to be operated again. The status of the patient, which initially was very bad, was gradually improving. He was discharged from the hospital after 59 days in a good general state with good wound healing.

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Figure 0003: Condition of the postoperative wound on the 58th day of hospitalization.

Mentions: On the 59th day after the first surgery the patient was discharged home in a good general condition with the order for further treatment at the Institute of Oncology and for constant control at the urology and surgical clinic (Figure 3).


Gangrene of the penis, scrotum, and perineum, occurred after radiotherapy of rectal cancer.

Zyczkowski M, Bogacki R, Bryniarski P, Nowakowski K, Muskała B, Paradysz A - Cent European J Urol (2013)

Condition of the postoperative wound on the 58th day of hospitalization.
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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Figure 0003: Condition of the postoperative wound on the 58th day of hospitalization.
Mentions: On the 59th day after the first surgery the patient was discharged home in a good general condition with the order for further treatment at the Institute of Oncology and for constant control at the urology and surgical clinic (Figure 3).

Bottom Line: Due to the progress of the disease he had to be operated again.The status of the patient, which initially was very bad, was gradually improving.He was discharged from the hospital after 59 days in a good general state with good wound healing.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Urology in Zabrze, Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland.

ABSTRACT
We present a case of a 58-year-old man hospitalized because of gangrene of the penis and scrotum, after radiochemotherapy for rectal cancer. At the time of the admission the patient presented with extensive gangrene with necrosis affecting the scrotum and the penis. During the first day of hospitalization the patient was operated. Due to the progress of the disease he had to be operated again. The status of the patient, which initially was very bad, was gradually improving. He was discharged from the hospital after 59 days in a good general state with good wound healing.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus