Clinical case: penis

A male patient with a problem of persistent painful erection is diagnosed with priapism which is caused by clotting of the blood in the sinusoids of the penis.
  • What tissue is present in erectile tissue?
  • How is erectile tissue arranged in the penis?
  • Where is the urethra located with respect to the erectile tissue?
  • What kind of gland is the gland of Littré and what is its function?
  • What layers are found in the penis?

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