Aubergine sign (penis)

Last revised by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard on 27 Dec 2019

The aubergine sign (also known as egg-plant sign or deformity) is a clinical sign of a fractured penis. Hemorrhage beyond the tunica albuginea produces swelling and bruising of the penis simulating the appearance of an aubergine.  

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: aubergine or eggplant
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  • Figure 2: clinical photgraph - aubergine sign
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  • Case 1: MRI correlation
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