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External Genitalia

  • Philip Thorek
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Abstract

The penis has a posterior fixed part or root and an anterior mobile portion called the body. It is composed of 3 fibroelastic cylinders which are filled with spongy or erectile tissue. These cylinderlike masses are the right and the left corpora cavernosa and the corpus spongiosum (urethrae) (Fig. 558).

Keywords

Spermatic Cord External Genitalia Tunica Albuginea Inferior Epigastric Artery Cremaster Muscle 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip Thorek
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  1. 1.Thorek Hospital and Medical CenterChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Cook County Graduate School of MedicineUSA
  3. 3.University of Illinois College of MedicineUSA
  4. 4.American College of Chest PhysiciansUSA

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