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Repair of a traumatically amputated penis with return of erectile function.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1822958     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Repair of the amputated penis may be successful using macroscopic and microscopic surgical realignments. However, to date, no one has reported return of erectile function documented by nocturnal penile tumescence. We report a case of traumatically amputated penis with microscopic repair and return of erectile function documented by nocturnal penile tumescence. In addition, the current literature regarding microscopic versus nonmicroscopic repair is reviewed.
M A Lowe; W Chapman; R E Berger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of urology     Volume:  145     ISSN:  0022-5347     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Urol.     Publication Date:  1991 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-06-25     Completed Date:  1991-06-25     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376374     Medline TA:  J Urol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1267-70     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Urology, University of Washington, Seattle.
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MeSH Terms
Amputation, Traumatic / physiopathology,  surgery*
Penile Erection / physiology*
Penis / injuries*,  physiopathology
Comment In:
J Urol. 1992 Jun;147(6):1628   [PMID:  1593708 ]

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