A novel technique for removing a metal constriction device causing genital strangulation using a bolt cutter: A case report

  • T. Abe
  • A. Sasaki
  • H. Ochiai
Keywords: Penile strangulation, Scrotum strangulation, Metal constriction device, Bolt cutter


Introduction: Strangulation of the genitalia by a metallic device is a rare occurrence. However, such cases present a challenge to any healthcare professional because of the difficulty associated with removing the device.
Observation: Herein, we present the case of a patient with genital strangulation that was resolved quickly using a bolt cutter.
Conclusion: Bolt cutters are useful for quickly removing metallic strangulation devices, even those made of thick metal.


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