PRIAPISM

In males, a penile erection that occurs whether or not in a sexual context. It also describes an erection lasting an extended period of time to the extent that pain, inflammation and the development of lesions on the nerves between the urethra and brain may occur. Priapism may also be linked to erectile dysfunction drugs like tadalfil. The condition is also associated with Leukemia and sickle-cell anemia

PRIAPISM: "Nasir was compelled to call his physician when his priapism began to affect his life."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRIAPISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/priapism/ (accessed November 15, 2019).
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