Year: 1984 Source: Annals of Emergency Medicine, v.13, no.3, (March 1984), p.198-200 SIEC No: 19842215

Foreign bodies are inserted into the male urogenital tract for a variety of motives & patients may present with symptoms of dysuria, urinary retention, hematuria, discharge or priapism. Concomitant psychopathology is seen frequently, necessitating a thorough psychiatric assessment with attention to other acts of self injury. This reports the case of an abuser of methamphetamine who inserted sustained-release form of medication into his urethra, with resulting mechanical & pharmacological trauma.