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Auto-amputation récidivante du pénis sur terrain schizophrène: à propos d’un cas

Recurrent self-mutilation of the penis in a context of schizophrenia: a case report

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Traumatismes rares, les amputations du pénis sont le fait de patients psychotiques dans la grande majorité des cas. La schizophrénie est le trouble psychotique le plus fréquemment retrouvé.

La prise en charge des automutilateurs génitaux est avant tout psychiatrique; cette prise en charge psychiatrique permettant d’assurer une acceptation de l’acte chirurgical par ces patients.

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Penile amputation is a rare form trauma, usually occurring in psychotic patients, mostly with a diagnosis of schizophrenia.

The management of self-mutilation of the genitalia is primarily psychiatric, designed to ensure acceptance of surgical repair by the patient.

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Correspondence to Fasnéwindé Aristide Kabore or Papa Ahmed Fall or Babacar Diao or Boubacar Fall or Anani Odzegbe or Yahya Ould Tfeil or Baye Assane Diagne.

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Kabore, F.A., Fall, P.A., Diao, B. et al. Auto-amputation récidivante du pénis sur terrain schizophrène: à propos d’un cas. Androl. 18, 224–226 (2008) doi:10.1007/BF03040759

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Mots clés

  • automutilation
  • organes génitaux externes
  • pénis
  • schizophrénie
  • microchirurgie

Key words

  • self-mutilation
  • external genital organs
  • penile
  • schizophrenia
  • microsurgery