Peyronie's disease: Causes, symptoms, and surgery - Fibrous tissue in penis
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Peyronie's (pay-roe-NEEZ) disease is a noncancerous condition resulting from. Peyronie’s disease (named after François de la Peyronie, surgeon to King Louis XV of France) is the hardening of tissue (fibrosis) in the penis. A lump or plaque (scar tissue) forms on the lining of the erectile tissue which holds much of the blood in the penis during erection.