Imaging appearance and role of CEUS of high flow priapism. A case report.

Florin Elec, Tudor Moisoiu, Dan Burghelea, Razvan Zaro, Radu Badea

Abstract


High flow priapism caused by perineal trauma is a relatively rare disorder. Early diagnosis represents a mandatory condition for the therapeutic resolution. Ultrasound examination is affordable and a within reach method for diagnosis also in an emergency context. We present the case of a 56-year-old male patient with traumatic priapism which was subsequently investigated by contrast-enhanced ultrasound and shear wave elastography. This may be one of the first cases presented in the literature

Keywords


priapism; imaging; contrast enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS)

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11152/mu-1799

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