Penile Fracture and Associated Urethral Injury

  title={Penile Fracture and Associated Urethral Injury},
  author={Stefano De Stefani and Robert Stubinski and F. Ferneti and Arianne Simonato and Giovanni Carmignani},
Fracture of the penis is an uncommon pathology. It consists in a rupture of the tunica albuginea of one or both corpora cavernosa following injury to an erect penis. The most common causes are blunt trauma during sexual intercourse, masturbation, unconscious nocturnal penile manipulation or a fall onto the erect penis. The reason why rupture of the albuginea occurs only during erection lies in the fact that in the normal flaccid condition the penis occupies a position which is well protected… CONTINUE READING
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