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Refracture penis

G. Venkateshwara Prasanna, Rahul Khanna, Ajay Kumar Khanna

CaseRepClinPractRev 2003; 4(3):217-218

ID: 450672

Background: Fracture of penis is not an uncommon entity but refracture of penis very unusual.
Case report: A 36-year-old male presented with history of crackling sound on penis and pain during sexual intercourse with loss of erection. Examination revealed fracture of left tunica albuginea and corpora cavernosa. The fracture was repaired with absorbable 3-0 vicryl interrupted sutures. Patient had normal erection post operatively and presented again one and half year later with similar history of crackling sound and loss of erection during sexual intercourse. Examination and ultrasonogram(USG) revealed refracture of penis at the previous
operated site. Margins were freshened and repaired with prolene 3–0 interrupted inverting sutures. Patient had normal erection post-operatively and is leading normal sexual life.
Conclusions: Even after the refracture of penis, normal sexual activity can be maintained if operated.

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