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Sometimes it takes the licensing and advertising of a treatment to get patients to seek help, even for a medical problem that is often painful and psychologically devastating. It most often afflicts middle-aged men, usually the result of an injury that may not have been noticed. Injury can occur during a sports activity, accident or vigorous sex when the erect penis is bent or pounded against bone.
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It is important to make the distinction between Peyronie's Disease and a simple curved penis. Peyronie's disease Peyronies is a well documented medical condition that causes the penis to bend. The degree in penile curvature varies in severity.
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Penile curvature is a frequent feature associated with hypospadias with also a great variability of severity among each patient. In this article, we will review the evaluation of the pediatric patient with penile curvature associated with hypospadias with a special attention to high-grade cases, their management, indications for surgical treatment, and several surgical options for their definitive treatment. Penile curvature is a broad-spectrum disorder usually not only associated with hypospadias but also encountered in children with normal meatus.
A physical exam is often sufficient to identify the presence of scar tissue in the penis and diagnose Peyronie's disease. Rarely, other conditions cause similar symptoms and need to be ruled out. Tests to diagnose Peyronie's disease and understand exactly what's causing your symptoms might include the following:.
The mean age of the patients was 27 years range, years. Nineteen patients had a ventral penile curvature and 1 patient had a ventrolateral curvature. Detailed history was taken and physical examinations were conducted.