Peyronie, Francois de la

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François de la, French surgeon, 1678-1747.
Peyronie disease - plaques or strands of dense fibrous tissue surrounding the corpus cavernosum of the penis, causing deformity and painful erection. Synonym(s): penile fibromatosis; van Buren disease
Peyronie-like plaque
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FRENCH surgeon Francois de la Peyronie first described the problems some men have with the "angle of their dangle" in 1743.
Francois de la Peyronie, court physician to King Louis XIV, first described the condition in 1743.
A French surgeon, Francois de la Peyronie, first described Peyronie's disease in 1743.