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Related to chordee: phimosis
downward deflection of the penis, due to a congenital anomaly (hypospadias) or to urethral infection.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Bending or curvature of erect penis; either congenital, as associated with hypospadias, or acquired, as in Peyronie disease. Synonym(s): gryposis penis
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chordeeUrology A fixed downward curvature of the penis, which may be congenital–eg, hypospadias or acquired–eg, due to gonorrhea
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. Painful erection of the penis in association with gonorrhea or Peyronie disease, with curvature resulting from lack of distensibility of the corpora cavernosa of the urethra.
2. Ventral curvature of the penis, most apparent on erection, as seen in hypospadias due to congenital shortness of the ventral skin and, on rare occasions, in patients with a normally situated meatus.
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chordeeAngulation of the penis, when erect, usually as a result of a patch of scar tissue on the undersurface, or from the congenital deformity of HYPOSPADIAS. Chordee can seriously interfere with sexual intercourse. See also PEYRONIE'S DISEASE.
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