The average age of men affected by Peyronie's disease (PD) is approximately 50-55 years, but cases have been reported even in adolescence.
Several studies have already investigated the presence of PD in young men, and these studies reported a PD prevalence that varies between 1.5% and 10.8%. Having noticed a greater number of young patients in our centers in recent years, we decided to carry out a retrospective study to evaluate the prevalence of PD in patients aged
Res Rep Urol. 2015 Jul 9;7:107-11. doi: 10.2147/RRU.S85708. eCollection 2015.
Paulis G1, Cavallini G2, Barletta D3, Turchi P4, Vitarelli A5, Fabiani A6.
1 Regina Apostolorum Hospital, Andrology Center, Rome, Italy ; Castelfidardo Medical Team, Peyronie's Disease Care Center, Rome, Italy.
2 Andrological Section, Gynepro Medical Team, Bologna, Italy.
3 Department of Urology, Andrology Center, San Matteo Hospital, Pavia, Italy.
4 Azienda ASL 4 Prato - Andrology Service, Prato, Italy.
5 Department of Urology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy.
6 Department of surgery, Section of Urology and Andrology, ASUR Marche 9, Macerata, Italy.