Male Genitourinary Disorders: Penile fracture
Penile fracture & Trauma
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Traumatic penile injury can be due to multiple factors. Penile fracture, penile amputation, penetrating penile injuries, and penile soft tissue injuries are considered urologic emergencies and typically require surgical intervention.
The goals of treatment for penile trauma are universal: preservation of penile length, erectile function, and maintenance of the ability to void while standing.
Sudden blunt trauma or abrupt lateral bending of the penis in an erect state can break the markedly thinned and stiff tunica albuginea, resulting in a fractured penis. One or both corpora may be involved, and concomitant injury to the penile urethra may occur. Urethral trauma is more common when both corpora cavernosa are injured. 
Penile rupture can usually be diagnosed based solely on history and physical examination findings; however, in equivocal cases, diagnostic cavernosography or MRI should be performed. Concomitant urethral injury must be considered; therefore, preoperative retrograde urethrographic studies should generally be performed.
*If you injure your penis or are unsure about the cause of any pain ensure you speak to a doctor or nurse at your haemophilia centre immediately.
9 Important Facts You Should Know About Breaking Your Penis
If you hear snap, crackle, or pop…stop what you’re doing and call your doctor.
It’s the stuff that nightmares are made of: breaking your penis during sex.
It’s real, and it’s very painful.
Here’s what it means to “break your penis”:
OK, so you don’t actually have a bone in your penis, but it is possible to fracture your manhood, and it’s just as serious as it sounds. “The fracture isn’t like what you understand about breaking your ankle or forearm. It’s a tear in the part of the penis called the tunica albuginea,” Dr. Darius Paduch, Ph.D., urologist and male sexual medicine specialist at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, tells BuzzFeed Life.
Think of it like a balloon that fills up with blood to turn a penis into a boner. “If you have a hole in the balloon, you aren’t going to be able to inflate it,” says Paduch. “With a real penile fracture, you will immediately experience a popping sound and then lose the erection right away — exactly like you would if you put a hole in the balloon. The blood, instead of going through the veins and arteries, is going to be sitting out under the skin, so you’re going to have a bruise at the base of the penis.” Yeah, not ideal.
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Source: Medscape / Buzzfeed