A 40 year old male patient was brought to the Emergency Department of Neotia Getwel Healthcare Centre with severe pain & swelling in his penis. After initial physical examination and taking the typical history of patient it was diagnosed that the patient had a Penile fracture Injury and thus, a prompt decision was made by a team of doctors led by Dr. Abhishek Kr. Singh, Consultant Urologist of Neotia Getwel Healthcare Centre to repair the penile fracture by surgery. Penile fracture is a rare urological emergency and needs early treatment, the best treatment option for fractured penis is surgical intervention. If a patient does not get timely surgical intervention by an urologist he develops erectile dysfunction and or curvature in his penis.
Although there is no bone in the penis, still it can get fractured. The tough covering of the cylindrical structure (corpora) of penis gets ruptured. This injury is classified as an eggplant deformity as it resembles an eggplant, which is caused during vigorous sexual intercourse.
Penile fractures occur when an erect penis undergoes a blunt trauma during sexual intercourse or otherwise, bending the penile shaft and causing a tear or rupture. Similarly if a man does vigorous masturbation it can get fractured. Prompt surgical repair of the ruptured tunica albuginea which is the tough covering of both the cylindrical structures (corpora coverhosa) is the best possible surgical intervention to repair penile fracture “, said Dr. Abhishek Kr. Singh.
Due to some unfortunate turn of events, the man had to go through the worst nightmare of his life, however with early surgical intervention by Urologist, Dr. Abhishek Kr. Singh and his team, the life of the man was saved. The person had an uneventful post-operative period and had no complications. The person was released on the second day post-surgery and is now living a normal and healthy life.
The Department of Urology at Neotia Getwel Healthcare Centre is committed to deliver a wide range of advanced treatments for urology and male sexual health by team of Doctors with an extensive experience in urological surgical techniques, further backed by state of the art infrastructure and modern equipments.