Your penis has two columns or cylinders that are like sponges that fill with blood and make the penis hard. One column is a corpus cavernosum. Two are called the corpora cavernosa. These columns are covered by a protective layer called the tunica albuginea. Your penis is considered ‘broken’ when the tunica abulginea is torn open.
|Penile Fracture What Is It, Causes & Treatment|
How common is penile fracture?
Some reports say that penile fracture is rare, but others say that it isn’t uncommon. One complication is that people don’t always know that penis fracture is a medical emergency.
It happens more often in younger individuals.