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April 26, 2013

Sickle cell disease accounts for many priapism cases

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Thanks to commercials for erectile dysfunction drugs, men know to seek medical attention for “erections lasting more than four hours,” but a new study suggests a blood disorder is the cause of many prolonged erections. “I would say what the paper is telling us is that sickle-cell disease is still responsible for the bulk of […]

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Tags: Dr. Gregory Broderick, priapism, prolonged erection, Reuters, sickle cell disease


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