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Priapism in Homozygous Sickle Cell Disease: A 40-year Study of the Natural History

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.119
Pages: 
175–80
Synopsis: 
The authors report on the incidence, pattern, natural history and outcome of priapism in 162 male patients with homozygous sickle cell (SS) disease who have been followed from birth for periods up to 40 years.

 ABSTRACT

Objectives: To describe the incidence, pattern, and outcome of priapism in homozygous sickle cell (SS) disease.

Methods: Regular review, for periods up to 40 years was done, of all 162 males with SS disease detected during the screening of 100 000 consecutive non-operative deliveries at the main government maternity hospital in Kingston, Jamaica, between June 1973 and December 1981.

Revised: 
05 Jun, 2014
Accepted: 
05 Jun, 2014
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e-Published: 27 Apr, 2015
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