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Penile Fracture – Case Series
1Ann Rhoda Abraham, 2Narayanasami Bharath, 3Arcot Rekha
1Junior resident, Saveetha medical college and hospital
2Assistant professor, Saveetha medical college and hospital
3Professor, Saveetha medical college and hospital
Fracture of the penis is a misnomer, the cause being rupture of one or both of the tunica albuginea that covers the corpora cavernosa. It usually occurs following sexual intercourse or masturbation. Here we report 2 cases of penile fracture in our institution. Ultrasonography was done which confirmed the diagnosis. In both the cases, the urethra was intact. Exploration with evacuation of the hematoma and repair of the tunica albuginea was done.
Keywords: Penile fracture, penile trauma, corpora cavernosa rupture, penile anatomy, tunica albuginea, eggplant deformity, faux pas du coit, cavernosography
How to cite this article:
Ann Rhoda Abraham, Narayanasami Bharath, Arcot Rekha. Penile Fracture – Case Series. International Journal of Case Reports, 2019 4:87. DOI: 10.28933/ijcr-2019-07-0805
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