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Acute appendicitis presenting as priapism in an 8 year old
Division of Paediatric Urology, Hospital For Sick Children, University of Toront
Aug  1998 (Vol.  5, Issue  3, Pages( 597 - 598)


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  • Priapism is uncommon in children. When it does occur the etiology is usually leukemia, sickle cell disease, or trauma.¹ We present a case of priapism in a child in whom the underlying etiology was acute appendicitis. To our knowledge, this has never been reported in the literature.