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CASE REPORT
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 123-125

Gangrene of the penis in a diabetic male with multiple amputations and follow up


Department of Urology, St Philomena's Hospital, Mother Theresa Road, Bangalore-560 047, India

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P Vijayan
Department of Urology, St Philomena's Hospital, Mother Theresa Road, Bangalore-560 047
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.45550

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A 60-year-old insulin dependent, diabetic male with severe atherosclerosis requiring multiple amputations in the extremities in the past, with normal renal function presented with gangrene of glans penis. He was initially treated with debridement but as the gangrene progressed, partial penile amputation was performed. He showed no further progress of the disease and had no voiding difficulties even after 4 years of follow up.


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