corpus spongiosum


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corpus spongiosum

(ˌspʌndʒɪˈəʊsəm)
n
(Anatomy) a mass of tissue that, with the corpora cavernosa, forms the erectile tissue of the penis of mammals
[New Latin, literally: spongy body]
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(17) Others speculate that hypospadias repairs deteriorate during puberty after the onset of sexual activity which may be related to the absence of the corpus spongiosum. (10) There is also the possibility that stricture formation may be related to disproportionate growth of the urethra and surrounding spongiosum, which, over time, may result in urethral stricture.
The following classification is based on the level of division of the corpus spongiosum and is of practical help when deciding which surgical procedure to use
Urethral stricture is a disease of anterior urethra in which there is scarring process affecting the epithelium of urethra and spongy erectile tissues of corpus spongiosum causing fibrotic narrowing of the urethra1.
The abscess caused significant compression and edema in the corpus cavernosum and corpus spongiosum (Figure 1).
True complete diphallia is defined by complete penile duplication, each with two corpora cavernosa and one corpus spongiosum (8).
Necrotizing infection of the corpora cavernosa is rare and generally provoked by trauma, urethral instrumentation, or penile injection while abscess of the corpus spongiosum has been described in the setting of a rectal malignancy [1, 2].
No extension into the corpus spongiosum or penile urethra was identified.
Rupture of the corpus spongiosum and/or urethral fistula, compression of the corpus cavernosum, and distal anesthesia.
Injury to skin, constriction of corpus spongiosum. No urethral injury.
The corpus spongiosum, subcutaneous tissue, and skin were then closed with interrupted sutures.
Histomorphometry of corpora cavernosa and corpus spongiosum. In Table II, the thickness tunica albuginea of corpora cavernosa showed higher OS and TS group.
Distal oedema, skin and urethral trauma, corpus spongiosum compression, decreased penile sensation