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Penis Fracture, Fracture of Corpus Cavernosum of Penis, Fracture of Penis, Fractured Penis, Rupture of Corpus Cavernosum of Penis

  • Causes
  1. Sexual activity (intercourse) with a semi-erect penis
  • Pathophysiology
  1. Trauma results in rupture of tunica albuginea (membrane around the corpus cavernosum)
  • Complications
  1. Urethral rupture
    1. Poor prognosis with secondary Urethral stricture
  • Management
  1. Urgent surgical repair