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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Year : 2004  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 123-125

Penile fractures: Results of delayed repair


Department of Urology, KLE Society's Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Belgaum, India

Correspondence Address:
Manohar Shetty
Department of Urology, KLES Hospital and MRC, Nehrunagar, Belgaum - 590 010
India
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Objectives : To assess the results of delayed repair of penile fractures. Methods: The patients presenting with penile fractures constituted study group. Those who have come after 24 hours of sustaining , penile injury are considered as de­layed presentation. Five of the total 7 patients were in delayed group. All the patients were treated by surgical correction. Results: Except for mild wound infection in 2 patients, there were no bothersome complications. The results were as good as with early repair and there was no increased risk of erectile dysfunction in penile fractures. Conclusions: The surgical correction need not be de­ferred in delayed presentation of penile fractures.


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