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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 262-264

Penile fracture with bilateral rupture in tunica albuginea and complete urethral disruption: A case report with review of literature

1 Department of Surgery, Andhra Medical College, King George Hospital (K. G. H), Visakhapatnam, India
2 Department of Urology, GEMS Medical College, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, India

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K Sugunakara Rao
Department of Surgery, King George Hospital, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/2277-8632.105110

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Penile fracture is a rare emergent condition, which includes rupture of the tunica albuginea of corpus cavernosum that occurs after trauma to the erect penis. The true incidence of penile fracture is not known as it is rare and under reported entity. Bilateral rupture of tunica albuginea with complete urethral disruption is very rare and very few cases were reported. We report a case of a 46-year-old man who presented with acute pain and swelling of penis and hematuria and severe burning pain during micturition, after a blunt trauma during sexual intercourse. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed bilateral rupture in tunica albuginea and complete urethral disruption. We have done emergency repair of tunica and urethra suturing over a catheter. Postoperatively, patient regained normal erectile and voiding functions.

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