Document Detail


Post traumatic prepubertal high-flow priapism: a rare occurrence.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17503056     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
High-flow or arterial priapism is an uncommon condition resulting from perineal or penile trauma. The classical features are a painless erection of the cavernous bodies while the corpus spongiosum stays flaccid. This case highlights a 11-year-old boy who presented with painless semi rigid erection of 3 days duration following a blunt skateboard injury to his perineum. Following failed conservative treatment, the patient underwent bilateral internal pudendal angiography with localization and embolization. Follow up in 1 month showed patient to have normal nocturnal and reflexogenic erections. Medical and surgical treatments for high-flow priapism have been described in literature with varying degree of success and complications. The current accepted standard of care is pelvic angiography and super-selective embolization of internal pudendal artery.
Authors:
Eric Chung; John McKnight; Bruce Hosken
Related Documents :
11137936 - Relationship of glycosaminoglycan and matrix changes to vascular smooth muscle cell phe...
7473926 - Arterial gunshot injuries of the extremities: a south african experience.
1538886 - Determining the prognosis for limb salvage in major vascular injuries with associated o...
18068986 - Cardio-embolic cerebellar stroke secondary to mitral valve chordae rupture as a delayed...
18603056 - Initial clinical experience with myxo-etlogix mitral valve repair ring.
9768976 - Coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with cerebrovascular disease.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2007-05-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric surgery international     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0179-0358     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Surg. Int.     Publication Date:  2008 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-02-20     Completed Date:  2008-06-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8609169     Medline TA:  Pediatr Surg Int     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  379-81     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Urology, Royal Newcastle Center, Newcastle, NSW 2500, Australia. ericchg@hotmail.com
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Angiography
Child
Embolization, Therapeutic*
Humans
Male
Perineum / injuries*
Priapism / diagnosis,  etiology*,  therapy*
Skating / injuries*

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Neuroprotective effects of high-dose vs low-dose melatonin after blunt sciatic nerve injury.
Next Document:  Is mobile testis a true pathological condition due to a gubernaculum abnormality?