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- adj. Of or pertaining to the corpus cavernosum
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Failed neural signal transmission to and from the spinal cord due to diabetic neuropathy and reduced production of neuronal NO synthase → reduced levels of neuronal NO release to cavernosal smooth muscle ‣ Endothelial dysfunction of the sinusoidal endothelial cells → decrease in NO release and impaired vasodilatation Theti et al Clinical Diabetes
PDE5 inhibitors enhance cavernosal smooth muscle relaxation and erection by blocking the breakdown of cGMP.
On stimulation causes vasodilatation and relaxation of the cavernosal (penis) smooth muscle, which ultimately leads to penile erection.
(such as angulation, cavernosal fibrosis or Peyronie's disease), or in patients who have conditions which may predispose them to Priapism (such as sickle cell anemia, multiple myeloma, or leukemia).