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Title: Zuclopenthixol Induced Ischemic Priapism: Case Report and Review of Literature
Authors: Mansour, Elias
Danaf, Samer
Ghousayneh, Daniel
Assaf, Georges
Ghantous, Imad
El-Khoury, Fouad
Affiliations: Faculty of Medicine 
Faculty of Medicine 
Keywords: Antipsychotics
Issue Date: 2023-06-11
Part of: Journal of Family and Reproductive Health
Volume: 17
Issue: 2
Start page: 109
End page: 112
Objective: Present a case of zuclopenthixol associated priapism, literature review and focus on the stuttering priapism entity as a potential serious complication as well as providing information about possible preventive treatments. Case report: A 44 year-old male patient with history of cocaine abuse with associated priapism presents with acute painful erection after starting zuclopenthixol for treatment of a psychotic episode. This episode was later followed by many other similar episodes defined as stuttering priapism. Conclusion: Acute ischemic priapism is a potential serious side effect of antipsychotics that physicians especially psychiatrists needs to be aware of especially if the patient has previous episodes in order to prevent reoccurrence.
ISSN: 17358949
DOI: 10.18502/jfrh.v17i2.12875
Open URL: Link to full text
Type: Journal Article
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