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Penile fracture with bilateral corporeal rupture and complete urethral disruption: case report and literature review.
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PMID:  21470546     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Penile fracture is a rare injury most commonly sustained during sexual intercourse. We report the case of a 35-year-old man who presented with bilateral rupture of the corpora cavernosa and complete disruption of the urethra. A review of the literature on penile fracture is also presented. Urgent surgical exploration was performed and the injuries repaired primarily. In follow-up, the patient reported satisfactory erectile function. This case highlights the importance of early surgical repair and evaluation for concomitant urethral injuries in cases of penile fracture.
Authors:
Nathan A Hoag; Kiara Hennessey; Alan So
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian Urological Association journal = Journal de l'Association des urologues du Canada     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1911-6470     ISO Abbreviation:  Can Urol Assoc J     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-07     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2011-08-01    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101312644     Medline TA:  Can Urol Assoc J     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E23-6     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Gordon & Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre, Vancouver, BC.
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