This Man Went To The Hospital After Experiencing Knee Pain, What The Doctors Found Out Was Horribly Shocking

This Man Went To The Hospital After Experiencing Knee Pain, What The Doctors Found Out Was Horribly Shocking

A 60-year-old American discovered that his penis was ‘transforming’ into bone during a routine visit to the A&E after a bad fall on a sidewalk.

This is an ‘extremely rare’ case. In early August, a 63-year-old man went to the A&E at Lincoln Hospital in New York City, USA, with a simple knee injury from a fall on a sidewalk. But after a series of tests, the doctors discovered that their patient was actually suffering from a very strange ailment…

A rare disease that turns the penis into bone…

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However, the first examination carried out in the hospital had not found anything significant in the 60-year-old's joints. But the second test, a pelvic x-ray taken as a precautionary measure, revealed that the man had a deformed hip and a complete calcification... of the penis.

As explained by the doctors, who detailed their unusual discovery in the Urology Case Reports medical journal, the patient suffers from a rare form of Peyronie's disease, a disease that affects between 3 and 9% of the male population, mainly aged 45 to 65 years, and causes deformities and pain in the penis, which leads to a hardening of the penis, thus causing it to become similar to a bone.

The patient left the hospital

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This diagnosis is unusual, to say the least, since according to the article published in Urology Case Reports, cases of complete ossification remain extremely rare. In total, less than 40 similar cases have been reported in international medical literature, the article states.

Unfortunately, the doctors were unable to treat the 60-year-old, who left the hospital against medical advice before disappearing...

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