Successful Treatment of Propofol-induced Priapism With Distal Glans to Corporal Cavernosal Shunt

Ennio J. Fuentes, Silvia Garcia, Manuel Garrido, Cristina Lorenzo, Jose M. Iglesias, Juan E. Sola

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Abstract

We report a case of postoperative pediatric priapism in a boy without a hematologic disorder after a propofol-based general anesthetic. Our case underscores the importance of the early diagnosis and treatment to lessen the risk of complications. Given the wide use of propofol for sedation and anesthesia, clinicians should be cognizant of this rare, but serious, adverse effect that requires emergent attention.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-115
Number of pages3
JournalUrology
Volume74
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2009

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