Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2017, Page: 80-81
Unusual Case of Priapism in Emergency Department of Tertiary Care Hospital of Eastern Nepal
Ritesh Chaudhary, Department of General Practice and Emergency Medicine, B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
Bijendra Kumar Rai, Department of General Practice and Emergency Medicine, B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
Rabin Bhandari, Department of General Practice and Emergency Medicine, B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
Ajay Yadav, Department of General Practice and Emergency Medicine, B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
Received: Jan. 25, 2017;       Accepted: Mar. 1, 2017;       Published: Oct. 19, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.sjcm.20170605.13      View  1438      Downloads  52
Abstract
Priapism is a rare and unusual presentation in Emergency Department of Nepal and is really a challenge for the working Emergency Physicians. In Nepalese context it is a social stigma and is often a pitfall due to possible delayed presentation. A young Nepalese Hindu male presented to our Emergency Department with post coital priapism who seeked help only after ninety-six hours in request of his wife. In limited resource hospital settings with delayed presentation, aspiration and irrigation of corpora cavernosa with heparinized saline had shown good outcome in treatment of priapism without any postoperative complications regardless of prolonged stay in emergency department.
Keywords
Nepal, Priapism, Unusual Case
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Ritesh Chaudhary, Bijendra Kumar Rai, Rabin Bhandari, Ajay Yadav, Unusual Case of Priapism in Emergency Department of Tertiary Care Hospital of Eastern Nepal, Science Journal of Clinical Medicine. Vol. 6, No. 5, 2017, pp. 80-81. doi: 10.11648/j.sjcm.20170605.13
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