Penile Fracture: Role of Ultrasound

Transl Androl Urol. 2017 Jun;6(3):580-584. doi: 10.21037/tau.2017.03.38.


Penile fracture is a rare surgical emergency which requires prompt diagnosis and immediate surgical repair. In most cases the diagnosis is clinical however, in equivocal cases ultrasound examination can help in establishing the diagnosis by demonstrating the site and extent of tunica albuginea disruption. In this article, we are presenting sonographic findings in two cases of penile fractures.

Keywords: Penile fracture; surgical emergency; ultrasound.

Publication types

  • Case Reports