DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20210454

An unusual case of malignant mesothelioma mimicking as Fournier’s gangrene

Geoffrey E. Sundar, Kishan Prasad Hosapatna Laxminarayana, Jayaprakash Kubalady Shetty, Lancelot Lobo

Abstract


Fournier gangrene is a rare, life-threatening necrotizing fasciitis that usually involves the perineal or genital areas. Malignant mesothelioma in the inguinal and paratesticular region is a very rare entity and manifesting as Fournier’s gangrene is still rare. Here we present a case of malignant mesothelioma which presented clinically as Fournier’s gangrene.  


Keywords


Fournier’s gangrene, Malignant mesothelioma, Histopathology, Immunohistochemistry

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