Although Francois Gigot de la Peyronie, the French Surgeon, is credited with describing the disease in 1743, it actually appears in the scientific literature as far back as the 13th century. When Peyronie’s paper on induratio penis plastica was published in the journal of the Royal Academy of Surgery, his name was forever associated with … More The Crooked Wiener, part I; The History of la Peyronie’s Disease
There are few conditions in Men’s Health that cause as much emotional trouble as Peyronie’s Disease, even more than erectile dysfunction. Peyronie’s Disease can not only cause erectile dysfunction, but can also cause pain, deformity and shortening of the penis, and can make sex an uncomfortable experience for both the man and his partner. There … More The Crooked Wiener: Isn’t There Anything We Can Do About Peyronie’s Disease?
When I was doing my training, it was thought that Peyronie’s Disease was rare. It was also not given much time because no one really cared about crooked penises. As it turns out, that was pretty ignorant: Peyronie’s Disease (PD) and Congenital Penile Curvature (CPC) is not only a lot more common than we thought … More Straighten Out Your Sex Life