Liar, liar, Pants on Fire’ – Management of Genitorinary Injury Sustained post ‘Cherry Bomb’ Explosion

  • Mohammad Irsyadiee Mohammad Saiful Segar MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Abstract

Penile trauma comprised of 10-16% of genitourinary injury based on several single institution series [1]. Penetrating external genitalia trauma was 0.57%, of all trauma. 28% of it, was penile injuries, with concomitant urethra injuries occurred in 13% [2]. In ballistic injury, the penetrating wound could be superficial, however misleading and underrepresented of the actual extent of  injury. Principle of treatment: immediate exploration, copious irrigation, excision of foreign matter, antibiotic prophylaxis and surgical closure [3]. The functional outcomes were excellent [4]. A case of 29 years old male with penetrating penile trauma with concomitant urethral trauma.

Published
2024-03-13
How to Cite
Mohammad Saiful Segar, M. I. (2024). Liar, liar, Pants on Fire’ – Management of Genitorinary Injury Sustained post ‘Cherry Bomb’ Explosion. Asian Journal of Medicine and Biomedicine, 8(1), 144-149. https://doi.org/10.37231/ajmb.2024.8.1.722