Penile Glans Necrosis Developing after Internal Pudendal Arterial Embolization: A Case Report

Tae Nam Kim, Chan Ho Lee, Seung Ryong Baek, Kyung Min Lee, Sangmin Choe, Nam Cheol Park, Hyun Jun Park

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Penile glans ischemia or necrosis developing after internal pudendal arterial embolization is very rare; no relevant
report has yet appeared. A 53-year-old male who visited our emergency room because of massive urethral bleeding
was diagnosed with an internal pudendal artery-urethral fistula; he underwent selective embolization of the internal
pudendal artery. However, unexpected penile glans ischemic necrosis developed after embolization. We successfully
treated the patients with intravenous infusion of alprostadil, oral pentoxifylline and tadalafil.

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