Introduction: Peyronie's disease


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Peyronie's disease: Hard lump on the penis often causing bending.

Peyronie's disease: Peyronie's disease, a condition of uncertain cause, is characterized by a plaque, or hard lump, that forms on the penis. The plaque develops on the upper or lower side of the penis in layers containing erectile tissue. It begins as a localized inflammation and can develop into a hardened scar. 1

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1. excerpt from Peyronie's Disease: NIDDK

Last revision: June 10, 2003

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