albuginea


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albuginea

[‚al·byü′jin· ē·ə]
(histology)
A layer of white, fibrous connective tissue investing an organ or other body part.
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After complete hematoma evacuation, two transverse corporal tears were identified separated by a 1-cm intact tunica albuginea at the 7 o'clock, right corpus cavernosum ventrolateral aspect (Fig.
The deep artery of the penis was determined to enter the cavernosus body of the penis by passing through the ischiocavernosus muscle and penetrating to the tunica albuginea, and finally showing a spiral type shape.
The "fracture" is actually a tear in the thick fibrous coat, tunica albuginea, surrounding the spaces that fill up with blood to bring about an erection.
Peyronie's disease (PD), which was named after Louis XIV's personal physician Francois Gigot de la Peyronie after his publication on this condition, is characterized by an inelastic, fibrous scar involving the tunica albuginea of the corpus cavernosa.
The corpora cavernosa are surrounded by a membrane, called the tunica albuginea.
The venous structures beneath the very rigid tunica albuginea are compressed, producing a rigid erection.
The tunica albuginea helps to trap the blood in the corpora cavernosa, thereby sustaining erection.
The longitudinal median incision at the dorsal prepuce and the suture outside the albuginea can avoid damage to the dorsal blood vessels and nerves.
The tunica albuginea was separated from the testes and seminiferous tubules were gently removed by two syringes.
1) The tunica albuginea surrounds the testicle; however, this is not normally visible under ultrasound unless fluid surrounds the testicle (Figure 1).
6) Intrakavernozal basincin artmasi tunika albuginea altinda bulunan subtunikal emisser venleri komprese eder ve sonucta rijid ereksiyon gelicir.