Partiel priapism

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Abstrakt

Partial priapism, also called partial segmental thrombosis of the corpus cavernosum, is a rare urological condition. Factors such as bicycle riding, drug usage, penile trauma and haematological diseases have been associated with the condition. Medical treatment with low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) or acetylsalicylic acid is first choice treatment, and surgery is preserved for patients unresponsive to analgesics. In this report we describe the case of a 70-year-old man with partial priapism after blood transfusions treated successfully with LMWH.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftUgeskrift for laeger
Vol/bind176
Udgave nummer13
StatusUdgivet - 24 mar. 2014

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