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Disease Penile Induration

Name Penile Induration
Synonyms Cavernitides, Fibrous | Cavernitis, Fibrous | Fibromatosis, Penile | Fibrous Cavernitides | Fibrous Cavernitis | Penile Fibromatosis | Peyronie Disease | Peyronie's Disease | Peyronies Disease | Plastic Induration of the Penis
Definition 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.
Categories Connective tissue disease | Urogenital disease (male)
MeSH® ID D010411
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1. DiseasesMale Urogenital Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Genital Diseases, Male Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Penile Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Penile Induration Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Penile Induration Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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