Priapism

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Priapism

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Priapism" returned 175 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Daily use of phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors as prevention for recurrent priapism.
 

Author(s): Archimedes Nardozza, Marcelo Rodrigues Cabrini

Journal: Rev Assoc Med Bras (1992). 2017 Aug;63(8):689-692.

 

The pathogenesis of recurrent priapism is currently being investigated based on the regulation of the phosphodiesterase 5 (PDE5) enzyme. We explored the daily use of PDE5 inhibitors to treat and prevent priapism recurrences.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Nonischemic Priapism Following Brachytherapy : A Case Report and a Review].
 

Author(s): Jumpei Oshima, Kazutoshi Fujita, Kentaro Kishimoto, Keigo Osuga, Osamu Suzuki, Tetsuji Soda, Yasutomo Nakai, Hiroshi Kiuchi, Tetsuya Takao, Yasushi Miyagawa, Akira Tsujimura, Norio Nonomura

Journal: Hinyokika Kiyo. 2016 Nov;62(11):605-607.

 

We report a case of nonischemic priapism following brachytherapy. A 63-year-old man presented 22 days after brachytherapy for prostate cancer. He suffered painless sustained incomplete erection for a few days. The patient was diagnosed with nonischemic priapism by cavernosal blood ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Priapism" returned 31 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Through Clinical Observation: The History of Priapism After Spinal Cord Injuries.
 

Author(s): Mihaela Dana Turliuc, Serban Turliuc, Andrei Ionut Cucu, Camelia Tamas, Alexandru Carauleanu, Catalin Buzduga, Anca Sava, Gabriela Florenta Dumitrescu, Claudia Florida Costea

Journal: World Neurosurg. 2018 Jan;109():365-371.

 

Since ancient times, physicians of antiquity noted the occurrence of priapism in some spinal cord injuries. Although priests saw it as a consequence of curses and witchcraft, after clinical observations of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, the first medical hypotheses emerged in the ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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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