Superficial Thrombophlebitis of the Penis following AstraZeneca ChAdOx1-S Vaccination: A Rare Venous Thromboembolic Complication

  • Joshua Winston Urology Department, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
  • Kale Munien Urology Department, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Keywords

AstraZeneca, Mondor’s disease, penile pain, thrombophlebitis

Abstract

Penile Mondor’s disease is a rare condition characterised by superficial thrombophlebitis of the penis which is usually self-limiting. The cause is often unknown. The AstraZeneca ChAdOx1-S vaccine has been found to cause a hypercoagulable state, which is well documented. This case report describes a man who presented with Mondor’s disease following ChAdOx1-S vaccination with no other risk factors.

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Published: 2022-03-23

Issue: 2022: Vol 9 No 3 (view)

Section: Articles

How to cite:
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Winston J, Munien K. Superficial Thrombophlebitis of the Penis following AstraZeneca ChAdOx1-S Vaccination: A Rare Venous Thromboembolic Complication. EJCRIM 2022;9 doi:10.12890/2022_003258.