II. Causes

  1. Sexual activity with a semi-erect penis

III. Pathophysiology

  1. Trauma results in tunica albuginea (membrane around the corpus cavernosum)

IV. Complications

  1. Urethral rupture
    1. Poor prognosis with secondary Urethral stricture

V. Management

  1. Urgent surgical repair

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Ontology: fracture of corpus cavernosum of penis (C1260447)

Concepts Injury or Poisoning (T037)
ICD9 959.13
ICD10 S39.840
English fracture of corpus cavernosum of penis (diagnosis), fracture of corpus cavernosum of penis, Fx corpus cavrnosm penis, Fracture of corpus cavernosum penis