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Actas Urológicas Españolas

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RODRIGUEZ-FABA, O. et al. Trombosis of the dorsal penis vein (of Mondor’s Phlebitis): Presentation of a new case. Actas Urol Esp [online]. 2006, vol.30, n.1, pp.80-82. ISSN 0210-4806.

Objective: We present a new case of trombosis of the superficial dorsal penis vein called Penile Mondor´s disease. The characteristics of the disease are reviewed and the most usual diagnostic and therapeutic methods. Methods: The case of a 41 year old man is reviewed who consulted for pain and induration on the proximal part of the penis. Results: After phisical examination and Eco-doppler was made the diagnosis of Mondor´s disease. He receibed treatment with non steroidal antiinflamatories and antibiotics. Conclusions: The dorsal vein thrombosis is a rare disease with pain an induration of the dorsal part of the penis. The ethiology can be traumatic, neoplasic, excesive sexual activity or abstinence. Is necesary the diferencial diagnosis with esclerosant linphangitis and the most important imaging is the Eco-doppler. The treatment is based in non steroidal antiinflamatories and antibiotics wit infection. The local aplication of heparine can be useful and the surgery with thrombectomy and resection is for persistent cases.

Keywords : Trombosis; Mondor; Phlebitis.

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