Scrotal ring

Case contributed by Craig Hacking
Diagnosis certain



Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

Ring foreign body circles around the penis and scrotum.

Case Discussion

Penile and scrotal rings can cause complications, representing a progressive sequence secondary due to strangulation:

  • delayed detumescence edema

  • ischemia

  • necrosis

  • gangrene

Long term complications include:

  • urinary dysfunction

  • sexual dysfunction

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