CT-guided minimally-invasive penile fracture repair

Vol. 44 (x): 2018 October 10.[Ahead of print]

doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2018.0525


CHALLENGING CLINICAL CASES

Cui Yan 1, Bing-xue Liang 1, Hai-bin Huang 1, Bi-rong Liang 1, Zheng Zhou 1, Ling-jun Wang 1, Zhong-qi Yang 1, Shao-xiang Xian 1
1 Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou 510405, China

 ABSTRACT

 We present the case of a 28 year old patient with an incomplete tear of the tunica albuginea occurred after having sexual intercourse in the female superior position. The diagnostic assessment was performed first clinically, then with CT, owing to its high resolution, allowed to exactly detect the tear location leading to precise preoperative planning. After adequate diagnosis through imaging and proper planning, the patient was performed a selective minimally invasive surgical approach to repair the lesion.

The patient had good erection with no angular deformity or plaque formation after a 3-month follow-up.

 

Keywords: Penis; Urology; Sutureless Surgical Procedures; Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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