Spinal cord intramedullary hemorrhage (hematomyelia) after use of sildenafil: A very rare complication



Intramedullary hemorrhage, Hematomyelia, Cervical cord, Sildenafil


Sildenafil’s complications include intracranial hemorrhage along with others, however, spinal cord intramedullary hemorrhage (Hematomyelia) after using sildenafil has not been previously reported. We herein present the case of a 50-year-old male patient who was referred to the Neurology department with pain and numbness radiating to the left arm after use of sildenafil. He was diagnosed with hematomyelia after various diagnostic tests. Other pathologies that might have caused hematomyelia were ruled out.


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Taşkent İsmail, Yıldırım H. Spinal cord intramedullary hemorrhage (hematomyelia) after use of sildenafil: A very rare complication. J Surg Med [Internet]. 2019 Oct. 1 [cited 2024 Apr. 14];3(10):782-4. Available from: https://jsurgmed.com/article/view/635056