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Korean J Pain. 2010 Dec;23(4):274-277. English. Case Report.
Shin SK , Kweon TD , Ha SH , Yoon KB .
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea.
Research Institute, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea.

Abdominal pain associated with chronic pancreatitis is often difficult to control with analgesics and can be severely debilitating with significant impairment of quality of life. In these patients, neurolytic celiac plexus block (NCPB) is an effective treatment option with a low complication rate. However, there is a risk of ejaculatory failure after NCPB, which may be a problem in patients with a long life expectancy. We report a case of ejaculatory failure after unilateral NCPB in a patient with chronic pancreatitis.

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