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Turkish Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery PENILE TOURNIQUET INJURY DUE TO COIL OF HAIR [Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg]
Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 1998; 4(2): 145-146

PENILE TOURNIQUET INJURY DUE TO COIL OF HAIR

Hayrettin Şahin1, M Kamuran Bircan1, A Ferruh Akay1, Abdullah Gedik1
Dicle Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Üroloji Ad

Penile tourniquet injury probably is not a rare entity and has been reported following the application of numerous foreign objects, including rings, rubber bands, bottles, pipes and threads. Penile strangulation caused by a coil of hair frequently is an unrecognized clinical entity with severe potential complications, such as urethrocittaneous fistulas, necrosis of the glands and partial or complete amputation of the glands. We report an interesting case of penile strangulation secondary to a strand of human hair and discuss important anatomical considerations, mechanism of injury and methods or treatment.

Keywords: PENILE STRANGULATION, HAIR

KIL İLE OLUŞMUŞ PENİSİN TURNİKE YARALANMASI

Hayrettin Şahin1, M Kamuran Bircan1, A Ferruh Akay1, Abdullah Gedik1
Dicle Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Üroloji Ad


Hayrettin Şahin, M Kamuran Bircan, A Ferruh Akay, Abdullah Gedik. PENILE TOURNIQUET INJURY DUE TO COIL OF HAIR. Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 1998; 4(2): 145-146