Peyronie's disease: advances in basic science and pathophysiology.


Peyronie's disease is an idiopathic, localized connective tissue disorder of the penis that involves the tunica albuginea of the corpus cavernosum and the adjacent areolar space. The tunica albuginea plays an important role in the mechanism of erection. Peyronie's disease is characterized by local changes in the collagen and elastic fiber composition of the… (More)


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@article{Bivalacqua2000PeyroniesDA, title={Peyronie's disease: advances in basic science and pathophysiology.}, author={Trinity J. Bivalacqua and Sharad Purohit and Wayne John G. Hellstrom}, journal={Current urology reports}, year={2000}, volume={1 4}, pages={297-301} }