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Penile and Scrotal Strangulation due to Metal Rings: Case Reports and a Review of the Literature

Table 2

Presentation of various case reports with penile strangulation injury.

Review of reported cases
Time to presentationComorbiditiesDevicePenile conditionRemoval techniqueLong-term sequelae

Chennamsetty et al. [7]9 daysNone7 mm thick, alloy ringSkin necrosisOrthopedic pin cutterNone
Singh et al. [1]26 hoursNoneMetallic ball bearing ringEdema/discolorationNeedle aspiration/manual decompressionNone
Talib et al. [2]8 hoursErectile dysfunction2.5 × 1.5 cm metallic ringPenile edema/congestionRotating sawNone
6 hoursNone1 cm thick metal ball bearing ringPenile edema4 needle aspirationNone
Santucci et al. [6]72 hoursSchizophrenia10 lb barbellPenile edema/discolorationAir grinder sawNone
Eaton et al. [8]16 hoursNone1 cm thick × 2 cm wide × 6 cm diameter ringPenile edema/hyperemiaGigli sawNone
Huang et al. [9]Diabetes mellitus, coronary artery diseasePlastic bottlePenile edemaDental drillNone
Zhang et al. [12]2 daysNone3 cm diameter × 2 mm thick metallic ringPenoscrotal edemaHydraulic cable cutterNone
Kyei et al. [10]12 hoursNone2 cm wide × 0.8 cm thick metallic nutPenile edemaBosch electric grinderThermal injury—urethrocutaneous fistula and urethral stricture
Morentin et al. [11]2 weeksCerebral vascular accident, smoking, alcoholism, social behavior disorderPlastic bottleNecrosis/gangreneNoneDeath—multiorgan failure due to sepsis

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