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Even after successful initial repair, individuals may report several bothersome urinary symptoms including spraying, post-void dribbling, and downward deflection of the urinary stream later in life.
Patients can also present with concerns regarding sexual function and fertility. Recurrent penile curvature can occur later in life, especially around the time of puberty, when an increase in systemic testosterone spurs increases in penile length.
Management is guided by the degree of bother and may be complicated by the need to manage the urethra in such cases as recurrent curvature.