What are the sign and symptoms of low-flow priapism?

Updated: Dec 26, 2019
  • Author: Osama Al-Omar, MD, MBA, FACS, FEBU; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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This condition is generally painful, although the pain may disappear with prolonged priapism. Characteristics of low-flow priapism include the following:

  • Rigid erection
  • Ischemic corpora (as indicated by dark blood upon corporeal aspiration)
  • No evidence of trauma

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