How is priapism treated in females?

Updated: Dec 26, 2019
  • Author: Osama Al-Omar, MD, MBA, FACS, FEBU; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Priapism in females is extremely rare but has been described. No single therapy has been shown to be effective. Consider terbutaline in the first instance and consultation with a urologist.


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