Intermittent priapism in degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis: Case report

Cansever T. , Civelek E., Sencer A. , Karasu A. , Turantan I.

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.17, no.4, pp.260-263, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.260-263


BACKGROUND: Symptomatic lumbar spinal stenosis produces gradually progressive back and leg pain with standing and walking, relieved by sitting or lying. One of the uncommon symptoms is involuntary intermittent penile erection due to spinal canal stenosis. This symptom is very rare and often forgotten when history is taken.