The perils and pitfalls of penile injections.


We describe a 45-year-old man who presented with an indurated penile nodule following self-injection of acyclovir tablets which he had dissolved in hydrogen peroxide solution. This is a hazardous procedure which may be complicated by permanent deformity and functional disability due to the irritant nature of the tablets' constituents and their propensity to… (More)


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@article{Porter1999ThePA, title={The perils and pitfalls of penile injections.}, author={W M Porter and Sophie A Grabczynska and Nick D. Francis and Robert C D Staughton}, journal={The British journal of dermatology}, year={1999}, volume={141 4}, pages={736-8} }