Fournier, Jean Alfred

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Jean Alfred, French syphilographer, 1832-1914.
Fournier disease - infective gangrene involving the scrotum. Synonym(s): Fournier gangrene; syphiloma of Fournier
Fournier gangrene - Synonym(s): Fournier disease
syphiloma of Fournier - Synonym(s): Fournier disease
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In 1883, Professor Jean Alfred Fournier reported three cardinal clinical factors for Fournier gangrene: scrotal swelling for young males with sudden painful onset, fast progressing gangrene, and absence of a definite cause (8).
Jean Alfred Fournier, who described the disease in great detail by reporting 5 cases in 1883.