This man's penis is turning to bone, literally
An incidental finding on X-ray made US doctors stand to attention recently when they discovered their patient’s penis was turning to bone.
The 63-year-old man went to an ED with knee pain after falling on a New York City footpath and, on physical examination, also complained of penile discomfort.
But a pelvic X-ray revealed a little more than expected, showing “extensive, plaque-like calcification along the expected distribution of the penis”, according to Urology Case Reports.
Yes, that’s right, the patient’s penis was