Hello lovely medical students!
Priapism is persistent, painful erection that develops without sexual simulation.
Here are a few causes of priapism:
(Mnemonic: PRazosin causes PRiapism)
(Mnemonic: Trazodone causes a boner - TrazoBone)
Perineal or genital trauma
Sickle cell disease and leukemia
Always check medications first, since it is often drug induced.