Flashcards in Male Genitalia Deck (21):
what is the smegma?
secrection of the glans
what is the tunica vaginalis?
covers testis everywhere except lateraly
what is contained inside the spermatic cord?
nerves, vessels and sperm
where does the spermatic cord joint with the seminal vesicle?
behind the bladder
what is the inguinal canal?
forms a tunnel for the vas deferens
-external inguinal ring is palpagle
how might you assess sexual desire?
have you maintained interest in sex?
how might you assess arousal?
can you achieve and maintain an erection?
how might you assess orgasm?
about how long does intercourse last?
what are the characteristics of syphilis?
painless, clean borders, goes away
what are the characteristics of chancroid?
painful, ragged borders, can progress to bubos in 25% of cases
what is condylomata acuminata?
cauliflower-like appearance, caused by HPV
what is hypospadias?
urethral opening is inferior-present and birth
what is peyronie's dz?
fibrous plaque causes penis to form upward
indirect hernias are
congenital defect, persistent processus vaginalis, often courses into scrotum
what are direct hernias?
degenerative, gradual weakening of the transversalis fascia, rarely courses into scrotum
what are varicoicele?
varicose veins of the scrotum
feels like a "bag o worms" separate from testicle
what is a spermatocele?
cystic mass above the testes
contains sperm, but can't be differentiated using PE,
send to US
what is acute orchitis?
testes are inflamed, tender and swollen
a/w mumps and other viral illnesses
what is testicular torsion?
common in adolescents
vessels twist around each other and the testicle may die
US is diagnostic
what types of nerves supply the anal canal?