The conclusion after reviewing the cases concluded that the thromboembolic complications that occur in 30% of severe cases of Covid-19 had this rare manifestation, preventing the blood comes out of the cavernous ducts of the penis.

The ischemic priapismAs this form of permanent erection is known, it is painful and is not related to sexual function. The blood trapped in the penis also stops receiving oxygen, so the consequences of leaving it untreated can be very serious.

Doctors admit that not enough evidence yet to identify priapism as a direct consequence of the disease, but they have called for study future cases in depth.