Urology Book


Penis Fracture

Aka: Penis Fracture, Fracture of Corpus Cavernosum of Penis, Fracture of Penis
  1. Causes
    1. Sexual activity with a semi-erect penis
  2. Pathophysiology
    1. Trauma results in tunica albuginea (membrane around the corpus cavernosum)
  3. Complications
    1. Urethral rupture
      1. Poor prognosis with secondary Urethral stricture
  4. Management
    1. Urgent surgical repair

fracture of corpus cavernosum of penis (C1260447)

Concepts Injury or Poisoning (T037)
ICD9 959.13
ICD10 S39.840
English fracture of corpus cavernosum of penis (diagnosis), fracture of corpus cavernosum of penis, Fx corpus cavrnosm penis, Fracture of corpus cavernosum penis
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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