Penile Strangulation Caused by a Steel Ring in Child: Case Report
American Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 1, Issue 3, November 2015, Pages: 29-31
Received: Sep. 23, 2015; Accepted: Nov. 13, 2015; Published: Nov. 13, 2015
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Albahri Z., Department of Pediatrics, Faculty hospital, Charles University in Hradec Králové, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
Tuček L., Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty hospital, Charles University in Hradec Králové, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
Šafus A., Department of Pediatric Surgery, Faculty hospital, Charles University in Hradec Králové, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
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Abstract
Penile strangulation is an infrequent clinical condition, it usually results following placement of a constriction device to enhance sexual stimulation. Early treatment is essential to avoid potential complications. We report a case of a 14-year-old boy who presented with a 12-hour history of a steel ring constricting. Attempts to remove it with clasical maneuvers were unsuccessful. After all, the ring was cut along two sides with dental diamond Burs. The ring was successfully removed and the patient was discharged without complication.
Keywords
Strangulation, Steel Ring, Diamond Burse
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Albahri Z., Tuček L., Šafus A., Penile Strangulation Caused by a Steel Ring in Child: Case Report, American Journal of Pediatrics. Vol. 1, No. 3, 2015, pp. 29-31. doi: 10.11648/j.ajp.20150103.11
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