dorsal nerve of the penis

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dorsal nerve of the penis

A branch of the pudendal nerve that transmits sensory information from the penis. The autonomic innervation of the penis comes from the inferior hypogastric plexus.
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It is thought that there is dysregulation of the sodium channels at the dorsal nerve root ganglion, resulting in hyperexcitability.
Dorsal nerve of the penis block-anatomical and radiological studies.
The surgeons also connected three blood vessels, each between 1 mm and 2 mm in diameter, to ensure sufficient blood flow to the transplanted organ, two dorsal nerves of the same diameter to restore sensation, the urethra, enabling the recipient to urinate through the penis, and the corpus cavernosum, which allowed him to obtain an erection.

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