The thickness and area of the corpora cavernosa and corpus spongiosum
structures were measured.
The urethral margin sent for frozen section analysis should include corpus spongiosum
, corpus cavernosa, penile fascia and the skin and the distal margin should be inked by the surgeon in order to orientate the pathologist (7).
It typically involves only the corpora cavernosa and resulting in dorsal penile erection with the corpus spongiosum
and glans penis remain soft and uninvolved (2).
Distal oedema, skin and urethral trauma, corpus spongiosum
compression, decreased penile sensation
Urethral stricture disease is a scarring process of the urethral mucosa and the surrounding spongy tissue of the corpus spongiosum
Cowper's glands ducts enter the bulbous urethra near the midline by piercing through the corpus spongiosum
As the haemorrhage seemed to come from the corpus spongiosum
penis and surgical haemostasis was not feasible, it was successfully managed by the administration of tranexamic acid (15 mg/kg i.
Anatomy and Physiology of Normal Erection: Penis has a pair of cylindrical muscles known as Corpora Cavernosa and another group of muscle fiberes, known as Corpus Spongiosum
which surrounds urethra and it bulges at the end of penis to form glans penis.
The corpus spongiosum
, from beginning at the glans of penis to the sphincter, was separated from the corpora cavernosa (Figure 1(b)).
This article Will present two unreported cases of urethral trauma during difficult catheterization that resulted in the development of a hard, tumor-like mass in the corpus spongiosum
, This is a rare complication that if not recognized might lead to unnecessary invasive interventions for the patient.
The penis is essentially composed of 3 cylindrical tubes-the paired corpora cavernosa and the urethra, housing the corpus spongiosum
, which also forms the glans penis.
The artery of the bulb, supplies the bulb and then runs distally within the organ to supply the corpus spongiosum
about the urethra and later on approaching the apex of the penis[12,14].