stuttering priapism


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stuttering priapism

Painful, recurrent attacks of priapism that last 2 to 6 hr. The condition is seen in some patients with homozygous sickle cell disease.
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Stuttering priapism remains a difficult case for the urologist to manage as there are no clear algorithms and robust research on treatment modalities is lacking.
Finally, the main goal in the management of stuttering priapism is to prevent the future episodes.
Background: Stuttering priapism is a recurrent form of ischemic priapism whereby unwanted painful erections occur repeatedly with intervening periods of detumescence.