Gangrene of the penis after implantation of penile prosthesis: case reports, treatment recommendations and review of the literature.

Other Article (Journal Article;Review)

We report 3 cases of gangrene of the penis seen at our institution after penile prosthesis implantation. All 3 patients had insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Amputation was required in 2 patients. Aggressive debridement in conjunction with hyperbaric oxygen prevented amputation in the third patient.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bejany, DE; Perito, PE; Lustgarten, M; Rhamy, RK

Published Date

  • July 1993

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 150 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 190 - 191

PubMed ID

  • 8510251

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-5347

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0022-5347(17)35433-2


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States