"Penile Induration" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A condition characterized by hardening of the PENIS due to the formation of fibrous plaques on the dorsolateral aspect of the PENIS, usually involving the membrane (tunica albuginea) surrounding the erectile tissue (corpus cavernosum penis). This may eventually cause a painful deformity of the shaft or constriction of the urethra, or both.
- Penile Induration
- Penile Fibromatosis
- Fibromatosis, Penile
- Peyronie's Disease
- Peyronies Disease
- Plastic Induration of the Penis
- Cavernitis, Fibrous
- Cavernitides, Fibrous
- Fibrous Cavernitides
- Fibrous Cavernitis
- Peyronie Disease
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