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Musculoskeletal/Small parts » Penis
Peyronie's disease
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Author(s) :
Ravi Kadasne, MD
 
Presentation A 50 year old man presents with painful erections and is referred for a penile ultrasound.
 
 
 
Caption: Transverse scans of the penis
Description: This image shows curvilinear, highly echogenic plaques within the corpora cavernosa. Some of these plaques show dense posterior shadowing.
 
 
 
Caption: Additional views of the penis
Description: This image also demonstrates multiple, intra-cavernosal calcified fibrous plaques, which show dense posterior shadowing. This typical feature is suggestive of Peyronies disease.
 
Differential Diagnosis Peyronie disease
 
Final Diagnosis Peyronie disease
 
Discussion A discussion on Peyronie`s disease is available here.