Penile Rings: No Innovation without Evaluation
  • Sherif Monib
    General Surgery Department, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, UK
  • Bassem Amr
    General Surgery Department, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, UK


Penile rings, penile strangulation, sexual activity


Penile strangulation is a rare clinical entity which if left untreated can cause serious urogenital problems. We present the case of 45-year-old male patient who presented with penile strangulation after applying a metallic ring. Strangulation of the external male genitalia is a serious problem that requires urgent intervention in order to avoid serious complications. If left untreated, it can result in gangrene and penile amputation. Management of penile strangulation is a real challenge for the treating surgeon and should be treated as an emergency in order to avoid vascular compromise.



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    Published: 2019-12-18
    Issue: 2020: Vol 7 No 1 (view)

    How to cite:
    Monib S, Amr B. Penile Rings: No Innovation without Evaluation. EJCRIM 2019;7 doi:10.12890/2019_001292.

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