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Self inflicted injury to external genitalia

Shafique Ur Rehman Memon, Koye B K, Hill J T..

Abstract
We report a case of a 36 years old patient who had injured his external genitalia by a kitchen knife. Patient with past history of schizophrenia, was brought to emergency department with loss of almost two third of the penile shaft and arterial bleeding from cut ends of penis and spermatic cords. After initial resuscitation, bleeding vessels were ligated, scrotal skin was closed and penile stump was covered with a split thickness skin graft. Post operative recovery was uneventful but patient failed to keep up his follow up appointments.

Key words: Perineum. Urogenital System. Self Mutilation. Thoracic Injuries. Wounds, Stab. Wounds, Penetrating. Spinal Cord Injuries. Suicide, Attempted. Hemostasis, Surgical.



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