RSS Peyronie's Disease

  • The prevalence of Peyronie's disease in diabetic patients -2018- Yazd. January 22, 2019
    Peyronie's disease (PD) is the fibrous scar tissue inside the penis that causes curved and painful erections. PD is associated with, diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia and low testosterone. PD causes erectile dysfunction (ED).
  • Penile Stretching as a Treatment for Peyronie's Disease: A Review. January 12, 2019
    Peyronie's disease (PD) is a debilitating condition that affects a sizable number of men worldwide. Current treatment options consist of oral therapy, intralesional injections, and surgery. Penile stretching has been used as a treatment for PD, including penile traction therapy (PTT) and vacuum erection devices (VEDs), with numerous trials completed or underway.
  • Impact of Camera Deviation on Penile Curvature Assessment Using 2D Pictures. January 6, 2019
    An accurate curvature assessment (CA) is required in the decision-making process for patients with Peyronie's disease. In-office CA following induced erection is the gold standard for CA, although penile photography is commonly used due to its convenience.

What Is beyond 9%

Whether you’ve just been diagnosed with Peyronie’s disease or have known for some time, it can be difficult to see beyond the frustrations and limitations that regularly confront you. But rest assured, you’re not alone. In fact, more than 9% of men may develop Peyronie’s. At the APDA, we understand the challenges you’re facing. We’re patients, partners and physicians dealing with it each and every day. And we’re dedicated to helping you go beyond Peyronie’s and back to a more fulfilling life. Learn more

Welcome to APDA

Because the founder of the APDA has Peyronie’s disease, he understands what it’s like. Hear from him and members of the Medical Advisory Board about the organization and its mission to help patients become their own advocates.

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To help you find answers and better understand this condition, a question-and-answer forum has been developed, where Dr. Laurence Levine and Dr. John Mulhall, along with other members of the APDA Medical Advisory Board and guest contributors, answer questions from patients and their partners. As leaders in Peyronie’s disease research and treatment, board members provide comprehensive and unbiased information about a broad range of topics.