[Management of corpus cavernosum trauma].

  title={[Management of corpus cavernosum trauma].},
  author={François Grima and Philippe Paparel and Marian Devonec and Paul Perrin and J. L. Caillot and Alain Ruffion},
  journal={Progres en urologie : journal de l'Association francaise d'urologie et de la Societe francaise d'urologie},
  volume={16 1},
Rupture of the tunica albuginea of the corpus cavernosum of the penis is a rare disease, usually occurring in young adults during sexual intercourse. In Western countries, the most frequent causes is coital injuries. Ultrasound, cavernography or magnetic resonance imaging of the penis can be performed to determine the exact site of the fracture. Treatment is usually elective surgery and consists of evacuating the subcutaneous haematoma and suturing the tear of the tunica albuginea. An… CONTINUE READING