Delayed high flow priapism: pathophysiology and management.

@article{Ricciardi1993DelayedHF,
  title={Delayed high flow priapism: pathophysiology and management.},
  author={Rosalba Ricciardi and Girish M. Bhatt and Jacob Cynamon and Curtis W. Bakal and Arnold Melman},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1993},
  volume={149 1},
  pages={
          119-21
        }
}
Two cases of the management and pathophysiology of high flow arterial priapism are presented. Both cases were post-traumatic with delayed onset of priapism and both had angiographically diagnosed arteriocorporeal fistulas. Case 1 was managed with selective cavernous artery ligation and case 2 resolved spontaneously, both with excellent return of premorbid levels of erectile function. We propose that the pathophysiological mechanism involves injury to the intracavernous artery, causing ischemic… CONTINUE READING

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