Peyronie's disease is a violation of the provisions of Fibroplastic penis, followed by its curvature, as well as the presence of
progressive fibrotic changes. The disease is known as a famous surgeon F. Gigot de Peyronie, who opened it and began research on treatment in 1743.
Causes and symptoms of Peyronie's disease
The main cause of Peyronie's disease is a hereditary and genetic changes, but injuries can be the impetus for the development of the disease. Scientific studies have shown that a number of systemic diseases and pathological changes affect the development of Peyronie's disease.
The first symptoms can be mild and did not cause fear, but in a few weeks or months they are amplified. The symptoms of Peyronie's disease and erectile dysfunction are pain with it as well as the sexual organ becomes a curved shape and becomes shorter growing scar tissue formed plaques, and the penis on both sides deformed. As a result, patients experience erectile dysfunction and vascular spasms penis.
A major cause of Peyronie's disease may be trauma penis, including micro tears tissue damage to small blood vessels and bruises. Often, heavy physical work and vigorous intercourse formed fibrous plaque type, which provoke Peyronie's disease.
The disease may be caused by an autoimmune disorder and the appearance of pathological reactions and hereditary predisposition to deviations in collagen.
In some cases, Peyronie's disease was caused by the side effects of drugs to treat hypertension and heart disease, as well as beta-blockers. Before the abolition of the drug should undergo a complete diagnostic evaluation to identify causal relationships with Peyronie's disease.
Often, this disease is caused by male disorders of connective tissue of the penis, or age-related degenerative changes after 50 years.
Treatments Peyronie's disease
Treatment of Peyronie's disease should begin with a general observation and inspection, as the recovery in some cases, can occur without medical intervention. Peyronie's disease surgery is an extreme way of treatment.
The patient may be under the supervision of a doctor and held regular consultations within 12 months. The medical specialist must continually monitor the process of plaque formation and do not miss a serious curvature of the penis.
type of treatment, taking into account avoidance of erectile dysfunction. Drug treatment of Peyronie's disease is carried out by intravenous administration of potassium aminobenzoate, and vitamin E. colchicine colchicine prevents the formation of excessive amounts of collagen, and vitamin E is an additional tool in therapy.
If necessary, the affected areas of the penis are injected immunostimulating agents such as interferon, collagenase, etc. The course of treatment is several months of intensive therapy. In the absence of therapeutic effect is assigned additional study.
Nesbit operation Peyronie's disease that completely eliminates the curved portion of the penis, but it becomes shorter. Such an operation is assigned in the absence of the results of other methods of treatment and only for patients with an angle of curvature of not more than 45 degrees.
Peyronie's disease surgery to prosthetics carried out to eliminate the curvature and restore sexual function.