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Advances in Urology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 890328, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/890328
Research Article

Prevalence of Priapism and Its Awareness amongst Male Homozygous Sickle Cell Patients in Lagos, Nigeria

1Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, PMB 12003, Surulere, Idi Araba, Lagos, Nigeria
2Department of Community Medicine and Primary Health Care, Lagos State University College of Medicine, Ikeja, Nigeria
3Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Lagos State University College of Medicine, Ikeja, Nigeria
4Department of Medicine, Lagos State University College of Medicine, Ikeja, Nigeria
5Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, Nigeria
6Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi Araba, Nigeria

Received 23 February 2013; Revised 1 June 2013; Accepted 13 June 2013

Academic Editor: Nazareno Suardi

Copyright © 2013 Adewumi Adediran et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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