Friday Weird Science: The Stuttering Priapism

Editor’s Selection IconThis post was chosen as an Editor's Selection for Who would have thought Sci would be running a normal pub-med search, for something COMPLETELY not weird science material, and come across…this? Truly, it was meant to be!
This case report is probably one of the weirdest things I’ve seen all week, and kept Sci scratching her head as to the possible mechanism. Also, it is, without a doubt, one of the most incredibly embarrassing thing to ever happen to a 15-year-old. And you thought YOUR teenage stories were bad… Scwartz and Rushton. “Stuttering priapism associated with withdrawal from sustained-release methylphenidate” Journal of Pediatrics, 2004.

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