Cocaine abuse has escalated to epidemic proportions in the United States. In addition to the social and economic problems associated with the recreational use of this agent, a variety of medical complications have been reported. The occurrence of priapism with intranasal use has not been documented previously. We report a case of priapism secondary to intranasal cocaine abuse and describe the possible neurochemical etiology for this phenomenon.
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