Pediatric Priapism: A Rare First Manifestation of Leukemia

Shankar Prasad Hazra, Vinod Priyadarshi, Debojit Gogoi, Pramod Kumar Sharma, Dilip Kumar Pal, Sudip C Chakraborty


Priapism is a rare disease. It is an emergency condition with a poor prognosis, and the risk of impotence is 50% despite appropriate management. Though about 20% cases of all priapism are related to hematological disorders, the incidence of priapism in adult leukemic patients is only about 1-5 percent. The incidence in pediatric leukemia patient is even rarer. Here we present a case of priapism in a 14-year-old apparently healthy boy who found to have chronic myeloid leukemia on subsequent investigations.


Priapism, Leukemia, Child

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