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Priapism as the presenting symptom of an aortocaval fistula
  1. S Gordon,
  2. P Marsh,
  3. A Day,
  4. B Chappell
  1. Department of Urology, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 Mr S Gordon
 Sussex House, 1 Abbey Road, Brighton, BN2 1ES, UK;


The case of an elderly man with priapism as his only symptom is presented. The importance of clinical signs and simple investigations to make a diagnosis of aortocaval fistula associated with abdominal aortic aneurysm are discussed.

  • aortic aneurysm
  • aortocaval fistula
  • priapism
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