Clinical assessment, penile duplex assessments of penile hemodynamics, as well as blood gas analysis of blood aspirate from corpora cavernosa
, are essential to confirm the diagnosis and differentiate high-flow from low-flow and stuttering priapism (2, 6).
New nerve fibres then grew along the sural nerve graft into the corpora cavernosa
of the penis.
The patient had the aspiration of the corpora cavernosa
and irrigation with epinephrine and achieved detumescence which was not sustained.
ET-1 induces a strong and sustained contraction of trabecular smooth muscles cells of the corpora cavernosa
contributing to the maintenance of corpus cavernosum tone.
LI-ESWT applied to the corpora cavernosa
showed a statistically significant improvement in the quality of erections in ED patients with or without oral or intracavernous treatment, without side effects.
Caption: Figure 3: Sagittal view on MRI T1 image with gadolinium demonstrating decreased signal intensity in the corpus spongiosum compared to the corpora cavernosa
consistent with reduced blood flow.
Closure of the corpora cavernosa
on both sides was done by use of 3/0 vicryl suture (Figure 3).
Histomorphometric Analyses of Corpora Cavernosa
and Corpus Spongiosum.
In general, the aim of priapism treatment is to return the penis to a flaccid and non-painful state, and therefore to avoid permanent damage to the corpora cavernosa
(corporal fibrosis) and/or erectile dysfunction.
The abscess was identified and was found tracking in a duct-like fashion towards the right corpora cavernosa
. Further exploration revealed that the duct actually penetrated through the right cavernosum (Fig.
MRI of the penis to identify invasion into the corpora cavernosa
or spongiosum is helpful when the depth and extent of tumor remain unclear on physical examination .
These devices are implanted in the corpora cavernosa
of the penis through a surgical procedure.