Skip to main content

Unfortunately we don't fully support your browser. If you have the option to, please upgrade to a newer version or use Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, or Safari 14 or newer. If you are unable to, and need support, please send us your feedback.

Publish with us
Fascia of Penis (Left Half)
Urogenital System

Fascia of Penis (Left Half)

Fascia penis

Read more


The fascia of the penis consists of a deep layer of fibrous tissue, which surrounds the corpus cavernosum, and splits to surround the corpus spongiosum. Distally, it blends with the tunica albuginea of all corporal bodies. Proximally, the deep fascia of the penis is continuous with the deep perineal fascia. It is also anchored to the suspensory ligament of the penis.

Complete Anatomy
The world's most advanced 3D anatomy platform
Try it for Free

Key Features/ Anatomical Relations

The fascia of the penis surrounds the three corpora erectile bodies, as well as the deep dorsal vein, the dorsal arteries of the penis, and the dorsal nerves of the penis.


The fascia of the penis is responsible for the structural integrity of the three erectile bodies of the penis.

Learn more about this topic from other Elsevier products


ScienceDirect image

The fascia is also defined as a “the fascial system consists of the three-dimensional continuum of soft, collagen containing, loose and dense fibrous connective tissues that permeate the body” by Fascia Nomenclature Committee (Bordoni and Whitte, 2018), an as “masses of connective tissue large enough to be visible to the unaided eye” by Gray’s Anatomy (Standring, 2016).

Explore on ScienceDirect(opens in new tab/window)

Complete Anatomy

The world's most advanced 3D anatomy platform

Complete Anatomy