Partial segmental thrombosis of the corpus cavernosum: imaging findings

Partial segmental thrombosis of the corpus cavernosum is an unusual clinical condition of unknown origin that mainly affects young males, whose characteristic presentation is the appearance of unexplained perineal pain associated with a palpable perineal mass. This entity consists of thrombosis in the perineal portion of the corpus cavernosum, usually unilateral and it is associated with underlying malignant pathologies and predisposing factors such as microtrauma. After the adequate adherence to conservative treatment, the appearance of complications such as erectile dysfunction is very uncommon.

Radiologia. 2018 Mar 05 [Epub ahead of print]

E Moya-Sánchez, A Medina-Benítez, V Medina-Salas, L Fernández-Navarro

Hospital Universitario Virgen de las Nieves, Granada, España. Electronic address: ., Hospital Universitario Virgen de las Nieves, Granada, España.