Peyronie's Disease (Curvature of the Penis) (cont.)
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- What is Peyronie's disease?
- What causes Peyronie's disease?
- What are the symptoms of Peyronie's disease?
- How is Peyronie's disease diagnosed?
- How is Peyronie's disease treated?
- What are the complications of Peyronie's disease?
- What is the prognosis for Peyronie's disease?
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What are the complications of Peyronie's disease?
The complications of the disease are mainly the symptoms of pain, painful intercourse, inability to have intercourse due to pain or erectile dysfunction, and permanent angulation of the penis. In addition, surgical complications may include reduction in penis length, infections, and loss of any erectile functions. Depression and stress can become significant complications.
What is the prognosis for Peyronie's disease?
The prognosis (outcome) of this disease is variable, from good to poor, depending on the response to treatment and the patient's emotional response to the symptoms and treatments.
REFERENCE: MedscapeReference.com. Peyronie Disease.
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