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Stuttering priapism associated with hereditary spherocytosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17949526     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Stuttering priapism is a clinical phenomenon that occurs commonly in certain patient populations, including sickle cell anemia and other hematologic dyscrasias. Although the mechanism is still not completely understood, treatment is focused on prevention of recurrence in the outpatient setting, and immediate detumescence and minimizing corporal fibrosis in the acute setting. We present a case of stuttering priapism in a 44 year-old male with hereditary spherocytosis and discuss the pathophysiology and clinical management of this entity.
Karti Prabhakaran; Bruce L Jacobs; Marc C Smaldone; Michael E Franks
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Canadian journal of urology     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1195-9479     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Urol     Publication Date:  2007 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-22     Completed Date:  2007-11-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9515842     Medline TA:  Can J Urol     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3702-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3232, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Penis / pathology
Priapism / diagnosis,  etiology*,  pathology
Spherocytosis, Hereditary / complications*,  diagnosis,  pathology

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