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Persistently erected penis in a child for 6 months: A management dilemma.
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PMID:  20177486     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Priapism is the presence of a persistent, usually painful, erection of the penis unrelated to sexual stimulation or desire. It is a true emergency requiring urgent intervention. Priapism is frequently idiopathic in etiology, but it is associated with a number of important medical conditions and pharmacologic agents. Cases have been reported in world literature on children having priapism, the etiology of these cases are mostly hematological. Our case is a child having persistently erected penis for more than 6 months. Despite a thorough search, no report of similar case could be found in world literature.
Authors:
Sukanta Das; Dipak Ghosh; Akhilesh Agarwal; Suranjan Haldar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1998-3891     ISO Abbreviation:  J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg     Publication Date:  2008 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-23     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101179870     Medline TA:  J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  33-5     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery Medical College, Kolkata, India.
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