Peyronie Disease Questions & Answers

Updated: Dec 11, 2020
  • Author: Eli Lizza, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is Peyronie disease (PD)?

How is Peyronie disease (PD) characterized?

What is the prevalence of Peyronie disease (PD)?

What causes Peyronie disease (PD)?

What is the pathophysiology of Peyronie disease (PD)?

What is the natural history of Peyronie disease (PD)?

What are the signs and symptoms of Peyronie disease (PD)?

What are the clinical phases of Peyronie disease (PD)?

When is surgery indicated in the treatment of Peyronie disease (PD)?

How is the anatomy of the penis relevant to the treatment of Peyronie disease (PD)?

When is surgery to treat Peyronie disease (PD) contraindicated?

Workup

What is the role of lab tests in the workup of Peyronie disease (PD)?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of Peyronie disease (PD)?

What is included in the evaluation of erectile dysfunction (ED) in men with Peyronie disease (PD)?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of Peyronie disease (PD)?

Treatment

What is the role of injection therapy in the treatment of Peyronie disease (PD)?

What is the role of IFN a-2b in the treatment of Peyronie disease (PD)?

How is Peyronie disease (PD) treated?

Which medications are used in the treatment of Peyronie disease (PD)?

What is the role of electromotive drug administration (EMDA) in the treatment of Peyronie disease (PD)?

What is the role of extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) in the treatment of Peyronie disease (PD)?

What is the role of mechanical devices in the treatment of Peyronie disease (PD)?

What is the role of radiation therapy in the treatment of Peyronie disease (PD)?

What is efficacy of nonsurgical treatment for the treatment of Peyronie disease (PD)?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of Peyronie disease (PD)?

What is included in the preoperative planning for the surgical treatment of Peyronie disease (PD)?

How is an excision or plication procedure performed in men with Peyronie disease (PD)?

How is plaque incision/excision and graft placement performed in men with Peyronie disease (PD)?

How is the placement of a penile prosthesis performed in men with Peyronie disease (PD)?

What is included in the postoperative care following surgical treatment of Peyronie disease (PD)?

What is included in the long-term monitoring of Peyronie disease (PD)?

What are the possible complications of Peyronie disease (PD) treatment?

What is the prognosis for Peyronie disease (PD)?

What is the role of stem cell therapy in the treatment of Peyronie disease (PD)?

Guidelines

Which organizations have issued guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of Peyronie disease (PD)?

What are the AUA guidelines on the diagnosis of Peyronie disease (PD)?

What are the AUA guidelines on the treatment of Peyronie disease (PD)?