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Priapism

Summary of Priapism
Ischemic priapism is a painful sustained erection lasting more than four hours. It is associated with sickle cell disease and some medications like sildenafil and trazodone. Treatment is with immediate corporal aspiration, intracavernosal phenylephrine, or surgical decompression. Delay in treatment will lead to ischemia and eventual necrosis of penile tissue.

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A 30-year-old man comes to the emergency department because of a painful, sustained erection for the past three hours. The patient admits to recreational use of tadalafil but has had no previous episodes of this nature. Physical examination shows a circumcised male with bilateral engorgement of the corpora cavernosum. Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management?  

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