penile curvature


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curvature

 [ker´vah-chur]
a nonangular deviation from a normally straight course.
greater curvature of stomach the left or lateral and inferior border of the stomach, marking the inferior junction of the anterior and posterior surfaces.
lesser curvature of stomach the right or medial border of the stomach, marking the superior junction of the anterior and posterior surfaces.
penile curvature curvature of the penis to one side when erect; called also clubbed penis.
Pott's curvature abnormal posterior curvature of the spine occurring as a result of Pott's disease.
spinal curvature abnormal deviation of the vertebral column, as in kyphosis, lordosis, and scoliosis.

penile curvature

abnormal curving of the penis to one side when erect. Also called clubbed penis.
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In a study by Gelbard et al, CC treatment showed significant benefit for penile curvature and outcomes of symptom bother scores.
Xiaflex injections for penile curvature have a risk for corporal rupture or penile fracture.
He was a sexually active man who did not experience any erectile or ejaculatory dysfunction, and penile curvature.
Improvements of 20% or more in penile curvature occurred in 14 (67%) of 21 men.
The initial diagnosis of hypospadias is typically made after birth during physical exam, where boys with hypospadias are found to have a ventral skin deficiency with a dorsal hood of foreskin and an abnormally located meatus with varying degrees of ventral penile curvature.
pain, penile curvature interfering with penetration) incidence of PD has been estimated at 1%, and the asymptomatic (i.
Any penile curvature is also documented as dorsal or ventral, right or left, and the degree of curve.
Recent demographic surveys have reported that Peyronie's disease, also known as penile curvature, can be found in up to nine percent of men between the ages of 40 and 70.
The patient did complain of penile curvature during erection, spraying of the downward urinary stream, and poor cosmesis.
If approved by the FDA, XIAFLEX is expected to be the first and only biologic therapy indicated for the treatment of Peyronie's disease, an excess of inelastic collagen causing penile curvature deformity, added the company.
They are used to assess the degree of penile curvature resulting from Peyronie's disease before corrective surgery.
Peyronie's disease, also known as penile curvature, is estimated to affect nearly four out of every 100 males between the ages 45 and 653 .