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- Curvature of the penis during erection (does not cause pain)
- Abnormality of the foreskin
- Removing tissue that is constricting the erection
- Lengthening the urethra
- Making the longer and shorter sides of the penis equal in length
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- Reviewer: Adrienne Carmack, MD
- Review Date: 09/2012 -
- Update Date: 01/31/2013 -
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