Run Time: 4 minutes
Author: Dr. Donald Stader
- Priapism originates from the Greek god of fertility, Priapus.
- Causes of Priapsim include: chemically induced – Viagra, Cialis, spinal injury, low flow state, and Leukemia.
- Treatment of priapism Phenylephrine, Tributyltin, Epinephrine – can cause penile necrosis, and drainage and irrigation from the corpus callosum of the penis.
- A long term risk of priapism is infertility.