Phallic ring entrapment and strangulation at a tertiary hospital in North-Central Nigeria: a case report

Authors

  • Ugbede Emmanuel Oyibo Department of Surgery, Federal Medical Centre, Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria
  • Nelson Osakpamwan Iyabor Department of Surgery, Federal Medical Centre, Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria
  • Julius O. Akhaine Department of Surgery, Federal Medical Centre, Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria
  • John C. Onwukwe Department of Surgery, Federal Medical Centre, Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20223606

Keywords:

Phallic entrapment, Metal ring, Penile strangulation

Abstract

Strangulation of the phallus by metallic ring is an uncommon emergency in our environment however its presentation requires urgent intervention and treatment. There is a need to remove any entrapped ring by the most efficient method with minimal complications. We present a case of phallic strangulation caused by metal ring insertion in a known drug addict. The metallic ring was successfully removed using a metal clamp. Phallic strangulation by metallic ring can be properly managed using available mechanical tool in a timely manner in an emergency setting.

 

Author Biography

Ugbede Emmanuel Oyibo, Department of Surgery, Federal Medical Centre, Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria

CONSULTANT UROLOGIST.

UROLOGY UNIT, DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY. FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTRE.KEFFI.NASARAWA STATE.

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Published

2022-12-30

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Case Reports