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Penile Induration

A condition characterized by hardening of the PENIS due to the formation of fibrous plaques on the dorsolateral aspect of the PENIS, usually involving the membrane (tunica albuginea) surrounding the erectile tissue (corpus cavernosum penis). This may eventually cause a painful deformity of the shaft or constriction of the urethra, or both.

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Tree Number(s): C12.100.500.494.508, C12.200.294.494.508, C17.300.715

MeSH Unique ID: D010411

Entry Terms:

  • Penile Fibromatosis
  • Fibromatosis, Penile
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Peyronies Disease
  • Plastic Induration of the Penis
  • Cavernitis, Fibrous
  • Cavernitides, Fibrous
  • Fibrous Cavernitides
  • Fibrous Cavernitis
  • Peyronie Disease

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