Peyronie disease

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Peyronie disease

Peyronie disease is a rare connective tissue disorder characterized by a plaque, or hard lump, that forms within the penis. Affected individuals may experience painful, curved erections which can make make normal sexual intercourse impossible. Symptoms may appear suddenly or develop gradually. While the painful erections for most men resolve over time, the scar tissue and curvature may remain. Some cases appear to resolve spontaneously. The exact cause of Peyronie's disease is not known.
 

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Association of Peyronie's Disease Advocates (APDA)

Established in 2002, the Association of Peyronie’s Disease Advocates (APDA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to every Peyronie’s disease sufferer, his partner and his family. Our mission is to empower each man to be a true self advocate by providing accurate, up-to-date information, meaningful support and a thorough knowledge of treatment options. The better a man with Peyronie’s disease understands how to deal with its effects, the better he can move forward with his condition and lead a fulfilling life.

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2014

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Following organizations serve the condition "Peyronie disease" for support, advocacy or research.

Association of Peyronie's Disease Advocates (APDA)

Established in 2002, the Association of Peyronie’s Disease Advocates (APDA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to every Peyronie’s disease sufferer, his partner and his family. Our mission is to empower each man to be a true self advocate by providing accurate, up-to-date information, meaningful support and a thorough knowledge of treatment options. The better a man with Peyronie’s disease understands how to deal with its effects, the better he can move forward with his condition and lead a fulfilling life.

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Last Updated: 15 Apr 2014

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Peyronie disease" returned 5 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Association between Peyronie disease and low serum testosterone levels: detection and therapeutic considerations.
 

Author(s): Giorgio Cavallini, Giulio Biagiotti, Cristoforo Lo Giudice

Journal: J. Androl.. ;33(3):381-8.

 

The aim of this paper was to find a link between Peyronie disease (PD) and bioavailable testosterone (bT)/free testosterone (fT) blood levels. Subjects with no erectile dysfunction were prospectively studied with respect to 3 parameters: differences in bT/fT between 106 PD patients ...

Last Updated: 30 May 2012

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Severe, disabling, and/or chronic penile pain associated with Peyronie disease: management with subcutaneous steroid injection.
 

Author(s): Rian Dickstein, Jayant Uberoi, Ricardo Munarriz

Journal: J. Androl.. ;31(5):445-9.

 

Penile pain is one of the most distressing, limiting, and difficult to treat manifestations of Peyronie disease. The use of steroid injections for penile deformities associated with Peyronie disease has been ineffective. However, use of steroid injections in managing penile pain has ...

Last Updated: 6 Oct 2010

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New sonographic aspects of peyronie disease.
 

Author(s): Décio Prando

Journal: J Ultrasound Med. 2009 Feb;28(2):217-32.

 

The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of sonography in the identification of several types of lesions seen in patients with Peyronie disease (PD).

Last Updated: 26 Jan 2009

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The terms "Peyronie disease" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Nonsurgical interventions for Peyronie disease: 2011 update.
 

Author(s): Anthony J Schaeffer, Arthur L Burnett

Journal: J. Androl.. ;33(1):3-14.

 

Peyronie disease (PD) arises from the deposition of collagen and fibrin that creates a plaque in the tunica albuginea of the penis. The resulting induration and curvature of the penis leads to sexual dysfunction in many men. Despite the prevalence of the disease and natural history ...

Last Updated: 14 Dec 2011

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Peyronie disease involving the entire tunica albuginea of the penis.
 

Author(s): Mir Ali Pourbagher, Tahsin Turunc, Aysin Pourbagher, Sezgin Guvel, Zafer Koc

Journal: J Ultrasound Med. 2005 Mar;24(3):387-9.

 

Last Updated: 22 Feb 2005

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Last Updated: 17 Dec 2012

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H-22411: BOTOX® for Peyronie's Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Peyronie's Disease

 

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2014

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