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The rare condition causes a man’s testicles to swell up to 7 kg in weight: a case report

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A 43-year-old, Panama, a man, was the focus of a recent case study, which detailed a rare condition that caused his testicles to swell to an enormous size.

The man, who is not identified in the report, published in the medical journal, Urology Case Reports, was taken to a local emergency room with a rapid heartbeat, and fever, as well as the swelling and the drainage is described as a “foul-smelling, purulent fluid” coming from the two open wounds on his scrotum.

The man had reportedly not been to a doctor in 30 years, what does that mean for the doctors treating him did not understand his medical history.

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“Over the past three decades, and his scrotal swelling was gradually deteriorating. He used a walker for ambulation, and his mother had lived for most of their daily needs,” the researchers wrote, noting that his arousal had increased to about 7 kg in weight, and had 11.8 x 9.6 x 5.1 cm).

The man’s testicles weighed about 7 pounds, swelling, the doctors wrote.
(Urology Case Reports

The patient was subsequently diagnosed with gangrene of Fournier, which is the National Organization for Rare Disorders describes as “an acute infection of a necrotic scrotum; penis; or perineum that is the area between the anus and the genital organs.

It is characterized by scrotal pain, and redness of the skin, with rapid progression to gangrene, and sloughing of the tissues over time. Gangrene Fournier’s is usually secondary to perirectal or periurethral infections associated with local trauma, operative procedures, or urinary tract disease,” it adds.

The man had reportedly not seen a doctor in 30 years.
(Urology Case Reports

The condition most often affects males, but has been reported in women and in children in some cases. Urinary tract infection or a bladder infection, hysterectomy, and abscesses can occasionally lead to gangrene of Fournier.

The man was also in charge of the grade 4 lymphedema in the right leg and the groin — as a category, swelling, it is most often associated with patients with elephantiasis, according to the report. A computed tomography (CT) scan of the man’s abdomen, and the pelvis was also found that he was suffering from a massive rupture in his groin. He also had a very large abscess, and swelling in the left kidney due to a build-up of urine. His skin was also dropped.

The man of the computed tomography (CT) scan.
(Urology Case Reports

The patient required urgent surgery to remove the infected tissue in the area of his scrotum. During the procedure, doctors were forced to perform a “dorsal slit” of the penis – meaning that it was cut to the length of the insertion of a catheter.

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The man also underwent a scrotectomy, or a partial or total removal of the testicle, wrote, ” for a plastic surgery team in the hospital to recover from the affected areas.

Two days later, he was released to a rehab center.

At four weeks post-op, the man was “healed, and with a satisfactory cosmetic and functional results,” the doctors wrote in the report.

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