Peyronie's Disease (Curvature of the Penis) (cont.)

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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.


Medscape. Peyronie Disease.

UpToDate. Peyronie's disease: Diagnosis and medical management.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/19/2015

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