Phantom Penis Pangs

Vaughan Bell highlights a new study in the Journal of the History of the Neurosciences on the penis within phantom limb history:

Scottish surgeon and anatomist John Hunter [...] reported on what can only be described as phantom wanking:

A serjeant of marines who had lost the glans, and the greater body of the penis, upon being asked, if he ever felt those sensations which are peculiar to the glans, declared, that upon rubbing the end of the stump, it gave him exactly the sensation which friction upon the glans produced, and was followed by an emission of the semen.