Genital Self-Mutilation Patient without Diagnosed Psychiatric Disorder: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Genital Self-Mutilation Patient without Diagnosed Psychiatric Disorder: A Multidisciplinary Approach

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Author(s): Luis Cesar Fava Spessoto, Thiago Litaiff Padilha, Fernando Nestor Facio Junior, Fábio Augusto Vasilceac, Pedro Francisco Ferraz de Arruda, Marcio Gatti, José Germano Ferraz de Arruda, Daniel Pessutti, Thiago Antoniassi

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DOI: 10.18483/ijSci.789 418 1138 34-36 Volume 4 - Aug 2015


Testicular self-mutilation is an unusual type of urologic trauma in the emergency room. Frequently related with psychiatric disorders and drug abuse, it demands careful management during the initial assessment and follow-up. We present a unique case of self-mutilation in a patient with no reported psychiatric disorders.


Genital, Self-Mutilation, Hypogonadism, Urologic Trauma


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