Medical Must-See: Flesh-eating bug triggers rare scrotal complication

The octogenarian underwent multiple surgical procedures to treat progressive necrosis.
Rachel Fieldhouse

An uncommon complication of Fournier’s gangrene — which itself is rare — has prompted Australian doctors to warn against dismissing the telltale signs of unusual disease spread. 

Their patient, a man in his 80s, ended up requiring a right orchidectomy and multiple debridement procedures to manage the infection.