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Ultrasound-guided dorsal penile nerve block performed in a case of zipper entrapment injury

Gabriel Rose, Vincent Costa, Aaran Drake, Sebastian D Siadecki, Turandot Saul
Journal of Clinical Ultrasound: JCU 2017 November 12, 45 (9): 589-591
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Injury to the penis resulting from zipper entrapment is a painful condition that presents a unique anesthetic challenge to the emergency physician and may even require procedural sedation for removal. In this case report, we describe successful removal of zipper entrapment from the penis of a 34-year-old patient after the application of an ultrasound-guided dorsal penile nerve block. We discuss the anatomy, sonographic features, and steps required for the nerve block procedure. © 2017 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J Clin Ultrasound 45:589-591, 2017.

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