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Mountain bikers priapism: A rare phenomenon
Ul Islam, J; Browne, R; Thornhill, J
Soft tissue and bony injuries are well described risks of the increasingly popular sport of mountain biking. Priapism, a persisting unwanted penile erection, as a result of perineal straddle injury due to a fall astride bicycle handlebar, is rare. We present a case of a competitive mountain biker with high flow priapism after such an injury who presented late but was successfully treated by non-invasive selective arterial embolization.
Keyword(s): ACCIDENT; MEDICAL TREATMENT
Publication Date:
2014
Type: Journal article
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Institution: Lenus
Publisher(s): Irish Medical Journal (IMJ)
First Indexed: 2014-04-03 06:40:09 Last Updated: 2017-05-12 07:03:24