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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 74-76

Penile strangulation by iron metal ring: A novel and effective method of management


1 Department of Urology and Renal Transplant Surgery, Shija Hospitals and Research Institute, Langol, Imphal, Manipur, India
2 Department of Dentistry, Shija Hospitals and Research Institute, Langol, Imphal, Manipur, India
3 Department of General Surgery, Shija Hospitals and Research Institute, Langol, Imphal, Manipur, India

Correspondence Address:
Somorendro Paonam
Department of Urology and Renal Transplant Surgery, Shija Hospitals and Research Institute, Langol, Imphal - 795 004, Manipur
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7796.198873

PMID: 28216935

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Penile strangulation by metal ring is a rare urological emergency situation which requires urgent decompression of the penis to avoid adverse effect. It is usually associated with an attempt to improve sexual act and/or to prolong erection. But sometimes, cutting of the ring to decompress the penis safely is a very difficult task particularly when the strangulating object is a hard metal object as in our case. Here, we present a case which was managed by cutting in a novel way with the help of dental micromotor with wheel shape bur.


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