Fast Five Quiz: Can You Recognize and Treat Sexual Intercourse-Related Injuries?

Richard H. Sinert, DO


March 13, 2015

The frequency of penile fracture is probably underreported in the published literature. Trauma during sexual relations is responsible for approximately one third of all cases; the female-dominant position is most commonly reported. The mechanism of action may lead to embarrassment, causing patients to avoid seeking treatment and contributing to late presentation.

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