Peyronie's Disease: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment - Urology Care Foundation - Plack penis
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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. Cross section of a penis showing curvature caused by a plaque during erection. Cross section of Plaque and penile curvature may stabilize and not get worse.