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Penile Induration MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Penile Induration
Tree Number(s)
C12.100.500.494.508
C12.200.294.494.508
C17.300.715
Unique ID
D010411
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010411
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Cavernitis, Fibrous
Penile Fibromatosis
Peyronie Disease
Peyronie's Disease
Plastic Induration of the Penis
NLM Classification #
WJ 790
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Penile Induration Preferred
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