Gangrene of the distal penis after implantation of malleable penile prosthesis in a diabetic patient

Yildirim A. , BASOK E. K. , BASARAN A., TOKUC R.

ADVANCES IN THERAPY, vol.25, no.2, pp.143-147, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s12325-008-0021-2
  • Title of Journal : ADVANCES IN THERAPY
  • Page Numbers: pp.143-147


We present a rare clinical case of distal penile gangrene in a patient with type 2 diabetes mellitus after the implantation of malleable penile prosthesis. Necrosis of the glans penis, urethral meatus, dorsal penile shaft, and corpora cavernosa was observed, and a distal penectomy was performed.