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    Prolonged erection 'saved patient's life'

    [img]/forum/images/smilies/smile.gif[/img] Now I know where I went wrong.

    Prolonged erection 'saved patient's life'

    Doctors say a prolonged erection almost certainly saved the life of a Romanian hospital patient.

    Mihai Tancau. 44, from Bacau, was being treated for concussion and several fractures after a road crash.

    But doctors missed the fact that his spinal cord was also damaged - until they investigated why he could not get rid of his erection.

    The patient was taken for tests, where his spinal injury was quickly diagnosed.

    Doctors said Mr Tancau would almost certainly have died if his injury had remained undiagnosed.

    Story filed: 12:18 Friday 23rd May 2003
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