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Hematospermia associated with congenital arteriovenous malformation of internal iliac vessels.
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PMID:  17470176     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The presence of blood in the ejaculate is called hematospermia or hemospermia. While often perceived as a symptom of little significance, hematospermia can cause great concern to men who experience it. We report an unusual case of hematospermia associated with pelvic arteriovenous malformation (AVM). A 60-year-old man who visited our hospital complaining of hematospermia and pollakisuria was found to have AVM and aneurysmal changes in the left side of the pelvis using computed tomography (CT). The patient was treated with steel coil embolization of the left inferior gluteal artery, and after the procedure the hematospermia and pollakisuria remained absent without flare-ups.
Kuri Suzuki; Daisuke Nishimi; Hajime Morioka; Masaharu Takanami
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0919-8172     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Urol.     Publication Date:  2007 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-05-01     Completed Date:  2007-08-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9440237     Medline TA:  Int J Urol     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  370-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Urology, Toho University Sakura Hospital, Chiba, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Malformations / complications*
Buttocks / blood supply*
Hemospermia / etiology*
Lumbosacral Region / blood supply*
Mesenteric Artery, Inferior / abnormalities*
Middle Aged

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