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Heparin-associated priapism.
  1. B. J. Burke,
  2. G. L. Scott,
  3. P. J. Smith,
  4. G. R. Wakerley


    A patient who developed priapism 7 hr after stopping an intravenous heparin infusion is described. Abnormal spontaneous platelet aggregation was demonstrated whilst on heparin treatment and is thought to play a role in the aetiology of heparin induced priapism.

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