Peyronie disease


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Pey·ro·nie dis·ease

(pā-rō-nē'), [MIM*171000]
a disease in which plaques or strands of dense fibrous tissue surrounding the corpus cavernosum of the penis cause penile bending and pain on erection; sometimes associated with Dupuytren contracture.

Pey·ro·nie dis·ease

(pā-rō'nē di-zēz')
A disorder in which plaques or strands of dense fibrous tissue surrounding the corpus cavernosum of the penis cause penile bending and pain on erection; sometimes associated with Dupuytren contracture.

Peyronie,

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