Surgery: Current Research

ISSN - 2161-1076


Penile Strangulation due to a Metallic Foreign Body: A Case Report

Parveen Kumar* and Prashant Lavania

The application of a penile ring for sexual gratification is an unusual practice with severe consequences. Here we present a case report of thirty years old saint who applied a metallic ring at the root of his penis to avoid erections. He presented to our hospital after forty-eight hours of penile ring application which was removed successfully after detumescence and fasciotomies and had an uneventful recovery.