Penile Deformity: Peyronie’s Disease

  • John P. Mulhall
  • Peter J. Stahl
  • Doron S. Stember


Peyronie’s disease (PD) is an acquired localized connective tissue disorder of the penile tunica albuginea. PD is characterized by changes in the collagen composition and the formation of fibrous plaques in the surrounding vascular tissue of the corpora cavernosum.


Penile Length Residual Curvature Intracavernosal Injection Coronal Sulcus Penile Deformity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John P. Mulhall
    • 1
  • Peter J. Stahl
    • 2
  • Doron S. Stember
    • 3
  1. 1.Sexual and Reprodictive Medicine Program Department of Surgery Division of Urology, Department of SurgeryMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of UrologyColumbia University College of Physicians & SurgeonsNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Department of UrologyBeth Israel Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva UniversityNew YorkUSA

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