Penile prosthesis

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Known urology patient with penile problems and prosthesis insertion

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

Well defined round structure low in the right side of the pelvic, comprising of the 'pump' component of the penile prosthesis.

Sagittal image of MRI penis with prosthesis in situ, in the 'erect' status.  Reservoir within the periotoneal cavity. 

Case Discussion

Rarely in erectile dysfunction a penile prosthesis will be inserted.  This has decreased since the advent of pharmaceutical agents such as sildenafil citrate (Viagra). 

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Case information

rID: 20856
Published: 17th Dec 2012
Last edited: 25th Mar 2018
System: Urogenital
Tag: penis
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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