Painful Sexual Intercourse Caused by a Disproportionately Long Penis: An Historical Note on a Remarkable Treatment Devised by Guilhelmius Fabricius Hildanus (1560–1634)

@article{Kompanje2006PainfulSI,
  title={Painful Sexual Intercourse Caused by a Disproportionately Long Penis: An Historical Note on a Remarkable Treatment Devised by Guilhelmius Fabricius Hildanus (1560–1634)},
  author={Erwin J. O. Kompanje},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2006},
  volume={35},
  pages={603-605}
}
  • E. Kompanje
  • Published 10 October 2006
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
Between 1598 and 1641, the famous surgeon Guilhelmius Fabricius Hildanus (1560–1634) published 600 medical and surgical observations in his Observationum et curationum chirurgicarum centuriae I–VI. One of the case reports bears the title ‘Pain and infertility caused by a too large penis.’ The woman described in this case report most likely suffered from positional deep dyspareunia. Hildanus invented in 1593 a remarkable made-to-measure device. This device was a very well-considered and… 
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