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Examination of the Penis
The physical examination is presented as a checklist with possible (pathological) results. Special attention is given to important findings for urologists.
Examination of the Foreskin (Prepuce)
Examination of the Glans
Examination of the Penile Shaft
- Induration or angulation of the penile shaft?
- Tumor of the shaft?
Examination of the Groin
- Inguinal lymphadenopathia?
Bulbospongiosus reflex or older term bulbocavernosus reflex: squeezing of the glans leads to a contraction of the bulbospongiosus muscle and the external anal sphincter. The polysynaptic reflex is present in healthy individuals at a low reflex level. An increased reflex level with paralysis of the lower extremity suggests a lesion of the first motor neuron (pyramidal tract).
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Deutsche Version: Untersuchung des Penis'