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Indian Journal of Surgery
Medknow Publications on behalf of Association of Surgeons of India
ISSN: 0972-2068
Vol. 66, No. 3, 2004, pp. 173-175
Bioline Code: is04043
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Indian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 66, No. 3, 2004, pp. 173-175

 en Penile strangulation by a hard plastic bottle: A case report
Jain Satish , Gupta Ajay , Singh T, Aggarwal Nidhi , Sharma Seema , Jain Sumeet


Penile strangulation is a rare injury, but requires urgent management. Various metallic and non-metallic objects are placed over the penis to increase sexual performance or because of autoerotic intentions. We describe a case who had put a hard plastic bottle over his penis which resulted in strangulation of the penis. To remove it was a challenge as the chances of injury to the surgeon and the patient were high. Patient was successfully managed and had an uneventful recovery. There was no erectile dysfunction and uroflow was normal. The patient was lost in the follow up, so long term outcome could not be studied. The treatment of penile strangulation is decompression of the constricted penis, so as to facilitate free blood flow and micturition, which requires resourcefulness and presence of mind.

Penile strangulation, Urethral injury, Catheterization. Suprapubic Cystostomy, Micturating Cysto-Uretherogram, Uroflowmetry

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