Peyronie's Disease is a connective tissue
disorder involving the growth of fibrous plaques in the soft tissue of the penis affecting 5% of men. Specifically, scar tissue forms in the tunica albuginea, the thick sheath of tissue surrounding the corpora cavernosa causing pain, abnormal curvature, erectile dysfunction
, indentation, loss of girth and shortening. A variety of treatments have been used, but none have been especially effective.