Priapism

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Priapism

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Priapism" returned 169 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Priapism and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency: An underestimated correlation?
 

Author(s): Aldo Franco De Rose, Guglielmo Mantica, Mattia Tosi, Giulio Bovio, Carlo Terrone

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Priapism is a rare clinical condition characterized by a persistent erection unrelated to sexual excitement. Often the etiology is idiopathic. Three cases of priapism in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency patients have been described in literature. We present the ...

Last Updated: 6 Oct 2016

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Malignant priapism due to penile metastases: Case series and literature review.
 

Author(s): Francesco De Luca, Evangelos Zacharakis, Majed Shabbir, Angela Maurizi, Emy Manzi, Antonio Zanghì, Carlo De Dominicis, David Ralph

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Malignant priapism secondary to penile metastases is a rare condition. This term was originally used by Peacock in 1938 to describe a condition of painful induration and erection of the penis due to metastatic infiltration by a neoplasm. In the current literature there are 512 case ...

Last Updated: 5 Jul 2016

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Risperidone-induced priapism in an autistic child: a case report.
 

Author(s): Bouchra Aabbassi, Abdeslam Benali, Fatima Asri

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Priapism is a prolonged stimulation with painful, persistent penile erection unaccompanied by sexual desire. It is a rare but serious urological emergency. Risperidone is an atypical antipsychotic widely prescribed for the treatment of behavior problems in children with autism spectrum ...

Last Updated: 9 Jun 2016

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The terms "Priapism" returned 30 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Recurring priapism may be a symptom of voiding dysfunction - case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Lisieux Eyer de Jesus, Leonardo Teixeira, Andre Bertelli

Journal: Int Braz J Urol. ;42(2):389-91.

 

Recurring priapism is rare in pre-pubertal children and may be attributed to multiple causes. We propose that voiding dysfunction (VD) may also justify this symptom and detail a clinical case of recurring stuttering priapism associated to overactive bladder that completely resolved ...

Last Updated: 3 Jun 2016

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Molecular pathophysiology of priapism: emerging targets.
 

Author(s): Uzoma A Anele, Belinda F Morrison, Arthur L Burnett

Journal: Curr Drug Targets. 2015 ;16(5):474-83.

 

Priapism is an erectile disorder involving uncontrolled, prolonged penile erection without sexual purpose, which can lead to erectile dysfunction. Ischemic priapism, the most common of the variants, occurs with high prevalence in patients with sickle cell disease. Despite the potentially ...

Last Updated: 8 May 2015

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Prophylactic phenylephrine for iatrogenic priapism: a pilot study with Peyronie's patients.
 

Author(s): Pengbo Jiang, Athena Christakos, Mina Fam, Hossein Sadeghi-Nejad

Journal: Korean J Urol. 2014 Oct;55(10):665-9.

 

Although penile duplex Doppler ultrasonography (PDDU) is a common and integral procedure in a Peyronie's disease workup, the intracavernosal injection of vasoactive agents can carry a serious risk of priapism. Risk factors include young age, good baseline erectile function, and no ...

Last Updated: 17 Oct 2014

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Sleep Study in Adult Patients With Major Sickle Cell Disease With Paroxysmal Nocturnal Events
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Sickle Cell Disease

 

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2017

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