Penis captivus--did it occur?Br Med J 1979; 2 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.6196.977 (Published 20 October 1979) Cite this as: Br Med J 1979;2:977
- F K Taylor
The symptom of penis captivus during sexual intercourse has had a largely hearsay existence in medical history, and rumour has embellished the drama of its occurrence. It is not entirely mythical, however. It seems to have been a symptom of great rarity in former times and to have vanished perhaps completely in this century.