helicine artery

helicine artery

n.
Any of the coiled arteries in the erectile tissue of the penis.
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Split Images of Transverse Scan of Penis (Colour Doppler) showing Small Calibre both Cavernosal Arteries with Faint Colour Flow in Pre-Injection Phase (Left Side), Post-Injection Phase (Right Side) shows Dilated Cavernosal Arteries with defined Colour Flow (Blue Coding) and also Helicine Artery (Red Coding)
It can also identify the presence and site of cavernous artery fistula (ruptured helicine artery) in nonischaemic priapism (3).