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Peyronie's Disease (PD) is a condition that involves the development of collagen plaque, or scar tissue, on the shaft of the penis.
Peyronie's disease sometimes runs in families, suggesting that a genetic factor is involved.
Some other treatments for Peyronie's disease, named after Francois Gigot de la Peyronie, the physician who described it in 1743, included injections, stretching, electrical treatment, vacuum devices and laser surgery.
On May 9, 2012, Auxilium announced that Phase IIb clinical trial results of XIAFLEX for the potential nonsurgical treatment of Peyronie's disease were published on The Journal of Urology website and will be included in the June 2012 print version of The Journal of Urology.
Sometimes Peyronie's Disease runs in families, although this isn't always the case.
AA4500 is a non-surgical therapy that suggests effectiveness in treating Peyronie's disease," said Dr.
Peyronie's disease (PD), which was named after Louis XIV's personal physician Francois Gigot de la Peyronie after his publication on this condition, is characterized by an inelastic, fibrous scar involving the tunica albuginea of the corpus cavernosa.
The site now receives more than 1,000 visitors per month and has helped nearly 30,000 people obtain information on Peyronie's disease.
This includes approximately 7,500 demand vials in Peyronie's disease and approximately 6,400 demand vials in Dupuytren's contracture and represents year-over-year growth of approximately 21 percent.
Xiapex/ Xiaflex is a first-in-class biologic approved in the US, EU, Canada and Australia for the treatment of adult Dupuytren's contracture patients with a palpable cord and in the US for the treatment of adult men with Peyronie's disease with a palpable plaque and curvature deformity of at least 30 degrees at the start of therapy.
It sounds like you may have a fairly common condition called Peyronie's disease, where the fibrous side of the penis is less flexible, causing it to bend during an erection.
It is probably not necessary to begin treatment with intramuscular injections, as was done in the present study, since orally administered ALC has demonstrated a wide range of beneficial effects, including improvement in memory, fatigue, and Peyronie's disease.