Tamilmani K.,Thanjavur Medical College Thanjavur
Journal of South India Medicolegal Association | Year: 2015
Penile incarceration or strangulation by various objects are rare incidence in India. Intentional wrapping of strangulating objects around the penis has been reported in some cultures, in an attempt to ward off evil spirits or to treat urinary incontinence or nocturnal emissions. The most common motive associated with foreign bodies of the genitourinary tract is sexual / erotic in nature. Foreign body on penis is usually put by himself or by his female Partner (mostly adults) for sexual gratification and in children as an innocent childish play. In our casualty we came across two such cases with the intention of sexual gratification. © 2015 South India Medico-Legal Association. All rights reserved.