Run Time: 2 minutes
Author: Dr. Erik Verzemnieks
- During an erection the corpus cavanosum fills with blood, when enough stress is placed on the penis during an erection the surrounding tissue can rupture.
- A broken penis most often occurs during intercourse in the “reverse cowgirl” position.
- This condition requires surgical repair of the penis to prevent tearing of the penile veins or the urethra.