Emergency Medicine: Open Access

Emergency Medicine: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2165-7548

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Choudhary Dr. Sunil Kumar

Choudhary Dr. Sunil Kumar
The Mission Hospital,
Durgapur, West Bengal

  • Case Report
    Penile Strangulation with Metallic Objects in Adults: 2 Case Reports and Literature Review
    Author(s): Choudhary Dr. Sunil Kumar, Taraphdar T and Thomas AJChoudhary Dr. Sunil Kumar, Taraphdar T and Thomas AJ

    Background: Penile strangulation by various metallic and non-metallic objects poses real challenge to the physicians in the Emergency Department. The removal of the offending objects requires imaginative mind, innovative thought process, improvised skill and resources often outside the department and even outside the hospital. Cases have been reported from across the globe and among various age groups ranging from adolescents to geriatric. The underlying motive is usually autoerotic stimulation or sometimes psychiatric disturbances. The incarcerating injury results in reduced blood flow distal to the injury, leading to edema, ischemia, and sometimes gangrene. Unfortunately, patients often present late, when the damage has progressed quite far. Two cases of penile strangulation by metallic objects that resulted in penile edema and were treated successfully are presented here. A search .. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2165-7548.1000214

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