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Septum Penis
Urogenital System

Septum Penis

Septum penis

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Structure/Morphology

The septum penis is a fibrous structure that divides the corpus cavernosum. The septum is complete proximally, but distally it is incomplete to allow for the communication and blood flow between the two sides of the corpus cavernosum.

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Key Features/ Anatomical Relations

The septum penis is located within the corpus cavernosum. It lies in the midline of the penile shaft and is continuous with the tunica albuginea.

Function

The septum penis divides the corpus cavernosum.

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The CSP is a smaller area of erectile tissue extending along the penile shaft that surrounds the urethra:

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