The cause of this disease is unknown. If it does not cause painful erections that are so severe as to prevent intercourse, no treatment is recommended. There have been case that have spontaneously resolved over the course of several months. Surgical removal of the fibrosis and grafting with a patch may be successful or may make the symptoms worse. Local injections of high potency corticosteroids may help some people, but oral corticosteroids are of no benefit.