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Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2013, Article ID 482098, 2 pages
Case Report

Proximal Corpus Cavernosum Tear Presenting as Scrotal Hematoma

Department of Urology, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA

Received 14 April 2013; Accepted 13 May 2013

Academic Editors: L. Henningsohn and G. Lombardi

Copyright © 2013 A. Darves-Bornoz et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We present the case of a penile fracture involving the proximal corpus cavernosum, presenting as a hematoma extending into the scrotum. The presentation, diagnosis, and surgical approach, which differ from the more typical penile shaft fracture, are delineated.