Penile fracture

Discussion:

This is a classical MR imaging features of transverse penile fracture.

Since, fracture depth is more than AP dimension, its considered a transverse fracture. At the same time, if AP dimension is more than depth, it is considered a longitudinal fracture.

Also, noted in this case, is the depth of fracture is not extending to urethra. Patient did not have hematuria, and urethra was found intact on surgical exploration.

Courtesy: Surgery done by Dr. Ninan Thomas, and my sincere thanks for his operative image contributions.

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