Error: This is required. Error: Not a valid value. While it is quite normal for the penis to swell with blood during sexual arousal to form an erection, the other soft tissues in the structure of the penis can become swollen due to injury.
Jump to content. Top of the page Check Your Symptoms. Male genital problems and injuries can occur fairly easily since the scrotum and penis are not protected by bones.
Penile fracture is the most common presentation of acute penis. Rupture of the superficial dorsal penile vein s may mimic penile fractures with similar clinical presentation but with intact corporeal bodies. Our aim of the study is to highlight superficial dorsal penile vein s injury as true emergency with better prognosis.
A penile fracture is a tear in the tunica albuginea. The tunica albuginea is the rubbery sheath of tissue below the skin that allows the penis to increase in width and length to produce a firm erection. Sometimes the erectile tissue beneath the tunica albuginea also ruptures.
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This hardened area stops the penis from stretching normally during an erection, and can affect its size and shape when erect. In severe cases, the hardened area can include the muscle and arteries of the penis, leading to problems with erections. It usually develops over time, but sometimes appears very quickly.
Every guy's worst fear is breaking his penis during sex. The good news is that you can't technically break your penisbecause there's no bone in it to break. But there are a number of other penis-related injuries you can experience that are just as horrifying.
We report our year experience with penile injuries. We retrospectively reviewed the records of cases of male external genitalia injuries between May and December Of these, only 26 patients presented without urethral injuries and were included in this study.
Urological Emergencies pp Cite as. Penile fracture, or penile rupture, is the most common blunt injury to the erect penis and is caused by tearing or cracking of the corporal cavernosal bodies. The first documented report of this injury was more than yr ago.
During an erection, the penis is engorged with blood. If an engorged penis is bent suddenly or forcefully, the trauma can rupture the lining of one of the two cylinders in the penis corpus cavernosum responsible for erections — resulting in a penis fracture. The trauma most often occurs after accidental injury during intercourse, but can also occur due to aggressive masturbation or taqaandan, a cultural practice in which the top of an erect penis is forcefully bent.