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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 177-180

Successful management of intraoperative priapism under general anesthesia during transurethral surgery – A case series with review of its management

Department of Anaesthesiology, Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

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Dr. Wasimul Hoda
Department of Anaesthesiology, Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi - 834 009, Jharkhand
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/aer.aer_61_22

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Penile erection under general anesthesia is a rare occurrence. It may cause delay, complications or can even lead to cancellation of an elective transurethral surgery. In literature, various methods and techniques have been mentioned with variable rates of success and side effects. However, the management becomes challenging and it needs a tailored approach according to the patient's clinical condition with the aim of minimizing complications. Hereby, reporting two cases of successful management of intraoperative priapism in patients undergoing transurethral surgery under general anesthesia.

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