Primary Penile Cancer + Peyronie’s Disease = Diagnostic Difficulty: A Case of Delayed Diagnosis with a Review of the Problem of Penile Neoplasms Masquerading as, or Being Masked by, Peyronie’s Disease
Chris Hurrell1, Stuart Irving1, Melanie Shaw2, §, Richard Y. Ball3 , Sudhanshu Chitale1, *
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2012
First Page: 24
Last Page: 27
Publisher Id: TOUNJ-5-24
Article History:Received Date: 23/6/2012
Revision Received Date: 16/7/2012
Acceptance Date: 24/7/2012
Electronic publication date: 10/8/2012
open-access license: This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/), which permits unrestrictive use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Squamous cell carcinoma of the penis is a rare malignant neoplasm presenting as a hard painless lump, usually on the glans or prepuce but also, rarely, on the shaft. Peyronie’s disease is a relatively common (prevalence about 3%) benign condition that presents as a penile plaque or flat lump with or without penile curvature or deformity. We report a case of squamous cell carcinoma of the penile shaft masquerading as, or being masked by, Peyronie’s disease.