Management of Priapism with Chronic Myeloid Lukaemia- A Rare Presentation and Our Experiences

Haematology Journal of Bangladesh

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Title Management of Priapism with Chronic Myeloid Lukaemia- A Rare Presentation and Our Experiences
Creator Chowdhury, Zulfia Zinat
Al-Asad, Hafiz
Rahman, Mohammad Habibur
Bahar, Tamanna
Haque, Salina
Islam, A K M Mynul
Ali, Mohammed
Hossain, A K M Shahadat
Subject Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
Proximal Shunt
Description Background: Ischaemic priapism is one of rare presentation of Chronic myeloid leukaemia due hyper viscosity and it needs urgent urological intervention. Objective: To evaluate the need of urological intervention in Priapism with Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML). Methodology: This is a retrospective study from January 2014 to July 2019 in the department of Urology, DMCH. Among 126 patients 6 were diagnosed as Priapism with CML. Records of these patients were evaluated and analyzed. Results: Among 126 patients 6 patients were diagnosed as priapism with CML Mean age of the patient was 46.7 years, 2 of them were farmer and 2 had history of taking herbal drugs immediate before sexual intercourse and developed Priapism. Five patients were newly diagnosed as CML after admission in Urology ward. Of these six cases five were managed with minimal invasive procedure such as intermittent pseudo-ephedrine injection and wide bore needle corporal aspiration with pseudo-ephedrine irrigation as emergency management, only one needed surgery that was proximal shunt. After emergency management all patients were sent to hematologist for definite management of CML. Conclusion: Priapism with CML is a medical emergency which need immediate minimal intervention with concomitant haematological management.
Publisher Haematology Society of Bangladesh
Date 2020-05-24
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Peer-Reviewed Article
Format application/pdf
Source Haematology Journal of Bangladesh; Vol. 3 No. 02 (2019); 39-41
Language eng
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Zulfia Zinat Chowdhury, Hafiz Al-Asad, Mohammad Habibur Rahman, Tamanna Bahar, Salina Haque, A K M Mynul Islam, Mohammed Ali, A K M Shahadat Hossain

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