Ultrastructural features of penile tissue in impotent men.

  title={Ultrastructural features of penile tissue in impotent men.},
  author={Louis Chih-Hung Liu and Ching-Chang Huang and Yi ‐ Ling Huang and Chun-Pin Chiang and Ya Hui Chou and L H Liu and Sean r. Shieh and Peter Kok Sun Lu},
  journal={British journal of urology},
  volume={72 5 Pt 1},
Penile erection is related to the integrity of penile tissue. In order to study the ultrastructural histopathological changes in penile erectile tissue in impotent men, biopsies were taken from 29 impotent and 5 normal patients during surgical treatment. Light microscopy revealed insignificant histological changes and various degrees of fibrotic change in the corpora cavernosa of impotent men, and electron microscopy revealed severe myopathic, fibrotic changes in the penile tissue. These non… CONTINUE READING