What are the limitations of ultrasonography in the workup of Fournier gangrene?

Updated: Jun 03, 2021
  • Author: Vernon M Pais, Jr, MD; Chief Editor: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS  more...
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The drawback of ultrasonography is the need for direct pressure on the involved tissue; patients with Fournier gangrene probably will not be able to tolerate this procedure.


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