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From: Localised necrosis of scrotum (Fournier's gangrene) in a spinal cord injury patient – a case report

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Clinical photograph of penis of a 61-year male, who sustained tetraplegia at C-5 level when he fell down the stairs on the New Year's eve after he had been to a party. He had an indwelling urethral catheter for drainage of neuropathic bladder. He developed severe degree of urethritis and marked swelling of penis. Pus from the penile urethra yielded a heavy growth of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

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