Penile ossification: A traumatic event or evolutionary throwback? Case report and review of the literature
Yilmaz IE, Barazani Y, Tareen B. Can Urol Assoc J. 2013 Jan;7(1-2):E112-4. doi: 10.5489/cuaj.249.


Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey;


Penile ossification is very rare, with only a handful of histologically confirmed reported cases. The most common condition leading to penile ossification is Peyronie's disease. Other conditions, such as gout, end-stage renal disease, diabetes mellitus, hyperparathyroidism and local trauma, have also been associated with penile ossification. We report a unique case of near-complete penile ossification of the corporal bodies with histologic confirmation on pathologic review. Our report summarizes the literature regarding this rare entity