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Flashcards in Male Genitalia Deck (21):
1

what is the smegma?

secrection of the glans

2

what is the tunica vaginalis?

covers testis everywhere except lateraly

3

what is contained inside the spermatic cord?

nerves, vessels and sperm

4

where does the spermatic cord joint with the seminal vesicle?

behind the bladder

5

what is the inguinal canal?

forms a tunnel for the vas deferens
-external inguinal ring is palpagle

6

how might you assess sexual desire?

have you maintained interest in sex?

7

how might you assess arousal?

can you achieve and maintain an erection?

8

how might you assess orgasm?

about how long does intercourse last?

9

what are the characteristics of syphilis?

painless, clean borders, goes away

10

what are the characteristics of chancroid?

painful, ragged borders, can progress to bubos in 25% of cases

11

what is condylomata acuminata?

cauliflower-like appearance, caused by HPV

12

what is hypospadias?

urethral opening is inferior-present and birth

13

what is peyronie's dz?

fibrous plaque causes penis to form upward

14

indirect hernias are

congenital defect, persistent processus vaginalis, often courses into scrotum

15

what are direct hernias?

degenerative, gradual weakening of the transversalis fascia, rarely courses into scrotum

16

what are varicoicele?

varicose veins of the scrotum
feels like a "bag o worms" separate from testicle
a/w infertility
typically unilateral

17

what is a spermatocele?

cystic mass above the testes
painless
contains sperm, but can't be differentiated using PE,
send to US

18

what is acute orchitis?

testes are inflamed, tender and swollen
ddx: epididymitis
a/w mumps and other viral illnesses
usually unilateral

19

what is testicular torsion?

trauma related
common in adolescents
vessels twist around each other and the testicle may die
US is diagnostic

20

what types of nerves supply the anal canal?

somatic sensory

21

where is the prostate gland located?

anterior rectal wall
heart shaped and normally 2.5 cm long
lateral lobes and median sulcus are palpable

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