Peyronie disease

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Peyronie disease

Peyronie disease is a 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.

http://www.peyroniesassociation.org

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2014

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Peyronie disease" returned 6 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Penile compartment syndrome: a possible explanation for penile pain in peyronie disease shown by penile sonography.
 

Author(s): David Kisselgoff, Pinchas D Lebensart, Ofer Z Shenfeld

Journal: J Ultrasound Med. 2007 May;26(5):657-60.

 

Our purpose was to describe sonographic findings in patients with Peyronie disease that may explain persistent penile pain in these patients. We propose the term penile compartment syndrome for use in radiology and urology practice to describe this condition.

Last Updated: 26 Apr 2007

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The terms "Peyronie disease" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Management of Peyronie's Disease With Adipose Tissue Stem Cell
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Erectile Dysfunction; Peyronie' Disease

 

Last Updated: 9 Apr 2015

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H-22411: BOTOX® for Peyronie's Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Peyronie's Disease

 

Last Updated: 16 Sep 2015

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Safety and Clinical Outcomes Study: SVF Deployment for Orthopedic, Neurologic, Urologic, and Cardio-pulmonary Conditions
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Neurodegenerative Diseases; Osteoarthritis; Erectile Dysfunction; Autoimmune Diseases; Cardiomyopathies; Emphysema

 

Last Updated: 13 Mar 2015

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