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Medical Term:

Peyronie disease

Pronunciation: pa-ro-ne'

Definition: a disease in which plaques or strands of dense fibrous tissue surrounding the corpus cavernosum of the penis cause penile bending and pain on erection; sometimes associated with Dupuytren contracture.

Synonym(s): penile fibromatosis, van Buren disease

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