[Partial thrombosis of the corpus cavernosum. Must a clotting disorder be systematically investigated?].

@article{Dubois2007PartialTO,
  title={[Partial thrombosis of the corpus cavernosum. Must a clotting disorder be systematically investigated?].},
  author={Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Dubois and Guillaume Lesur and Abdel Rahm{\`e}ne Azzouzi and Philippe Beurrier and Denis Chautard},
  journal={Progres en urologie : journal de l'Association francaise d'urologie et de la Societe francaise d'urologie},
  year={2007},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={866-8}
}
The authors report a case of partial thrombosis of a corpus cavernosum, confirmed by MRI imaging. In this patient, a neuroleptic had been prescribed several days before the thrombosis and the clotting assessment demonstrated protein C resistance. Conservative management comprising low molecular weight heparin and aspirin was instituted. Three months later, pain had resolved and signs of a thrombotic scar persisted on MRI. The aetiology of thrombosis of the corpus cavernosum, a rare disease… CONTINUE READING