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Indian J Urol. 2012 Jul;28(3):335-7. doi: 10.4103/0970-1591.102718.

A case of penile fracture at the crura of the penis without urethral involvement: Rare entity.

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Department of Andrology, Ankur Health Care Private Limited, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Abstract

Penile fracture is a rare injury, most commonly sustained during sexual intercourse. We report the case of a 29-year-old man who presented with bilateral rupture of the crura of the cavernosa without urethral injury. This is the first case in the literature to present with this unique finding. Urgent surgical exploration was performed and the injuries repaired primarily. At follow-up, the patient reported satisfactory erectile function. This case highlights the importance of early diagnosis with unusual presentation and early surgical repair for better outcome.

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Crura; doppler; erection; fractures; surgery

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