BMJ Case Reports 2018; doi:10.1136/bcr-2018-226505
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Auto-amputation of penis due to advanced carcinoma penis

  1. Ashish Sharma1
  1. 1Urology, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar-Pradesh, India
  2. 2Radiotherapy, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar-Pradesh, India
  3. 3Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Gaurav Garg, gougarg{at}
  • Accepted 26 July 2018
  • Published 9 August 2018


A 82-year-old Indian male patient was referred with complaints of the wound in right inguinal region for the last 15 days. He initially presented to a primary care centre with complaints of a progressive ulcer over penis for 12 months and swelling in right inguinal region for the last two months. He also revealed sloughing of penile tissue 1 month back. The discharged card mentioned that the patient received antibiotics and underwent incision/drainage of the inguinal abscess under anaesthesia. He also had difficulty in micturition. The patient denied any history …

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