Which physical findings are characteristic 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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Aspects of the physical examination consistent with low-flow priapism are as follows:

  • Rigid erection

  • Ischemic corpora as indicated by dark blood upon corporeal aspiration

  • No evidence of trauma

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