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88 Possible Causes for Scrotal Ulcer

  • Riboflavin Deficiency

    Angular cheilitis, or cracks at the corners of the mouth Cracked lips Dry skin Inflammation of the lining of the mouth Inflammation of the tongue Mouth ulcers Red lips Sore[] […] throat Scrotal dermatitis Fluid in mucous membranes Iron-deficiency anemia Eyes may be sensitive to bright light, and they may be itchy, watery, or bloodshot People who drink[]

  • Tuberculosis

    […] mass, prostatitis, orchitis, or epididymitis Symptoms of gastrointestinal TB are referable to the infected site and may include the following: Nonhealing ulcers of the mouth[] […] knee, followed by the ankle, elbow, wrist, and shoulder) Symptoms of genitourinary TB may include the following: Flank pain Dysuria Frequent urination In men, a painful scrotal[]

  • Behçet Disease

    Behçet's disease (BD) is a recurrent inflammatory disease involving chronic recurrent oral aphthous ulcers (aphthae), uveitis, skin lesions and genital ulcers. We prospectively investigated the efficacy of rebamipide, a gastroprotective drug, against oral aphthous ulcers in BD patients. In a multicentre, double-blind,[…][]

  • Granuloma Inguinale

    Donovanosis, a chronic cause of genital ulceration, has recently been the subject of renewed interest after a long period of relative obscurity. The causative organism, Calymmatobacterium granulomatis, has been cultured for the first time in many years and a polymerase chain reaction diagnostic using a colorimetric[…][]

  • Primary Syphilis

    Primary syphilis is the first clinical stage of the sexually transmitted infection caused by Treponema pallidum, a spirochetal bacterial pathogen. A painless ulcer or chancre developing at the site of treponemal inoculation of the skin after intercourse, most commonly appearing on the penis, is the hallmark of primary[…][]

  • Syphilis

    Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 May;23(5):827-829. doi: 10.3201/eid2305.161936. Abstract There is no proven alternative to penicillin for treatment of maternal syphilis. We report 2 case-patients with maternal syphilis who were successfully treated without penicillin. We used amoxicillin and probenecid for the first case-patient[…][]

  • Chancroid

    Abstract A man aged 22 who had returned from the Fiji Islands to Denmark had chancroid on the left foot, but no history or sign of primary genital infection. The pedal location only is an unusual presentation of the disease, which was diagnosed only microbiologically. Chronic tropical ulcers therefore demand special[…][]

  • Gangrene of the Scrotum 

    We present a typical case of this extremely rare disease affecting a 16-year-old boy in whom the scrotal ulcerations were preceded by an episode of pharyngitis with fever.[] Sections of hyper- and parakeratotic scrotal skin gave way to extensive ulceration.[] , scrotal pressure and trauma, inadequate hygiene (such as with paraplegics) Accidental, intentional, or surgical trauma Presence of foreign bodies Genital piercings Penile[]

  • Promyelocytic Leukemia

    We report a novel case of ATRA-induced scrotal ulcers in a black man with APL.[] Several reports of scrotal ulceration induced by this agent have been made in the recent years.[] The differential diagnosis of scrotal ulcerations in immunocompromised patients is lengthy, and misdiagnosis can lead to substantial morbidity and mortality.[]

  • Orchitis 

    The authors are presenting a unique case of chronic epididymo-orchitis with scrotal ulcers.[]

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