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Gangrenous Balanitis


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  • Most of the organisms associated with balanitis are already present on the penis, but in very small numbers.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • Comment Pyoderma Gangrenosum —PG presents as tender erythematous vesicles, pustules, or nodules that may ulcerate.[mdedge.com]
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  • Histology for Pathologists. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2012, with permission.) B: Microscopic section showing the urethra surrounded by the corpus spongiosum.[abdominalkey.com]
  • A similar infection in women has been occasionally described. [8] In Turkey it was reported that 46% of patients had diabetes mellitus [4] while other studies have identified approximately a third of patients having either diabetes, alcoholism or malnutrition[ipfs.io]
  • One study reported about one-third of those diagnosed with Fournier had alcoholism with resulting diabetes and malnutrition, while another 10% had been medical immunosuppressed via chemotherapy, steroids, or malignancy. [6] Diagnosis [ edit ] Fournier[en.wikipedia.org]
  • Risk factors include diabetes and other forms of immune suppression, advanced age, alcoholism, malnutrition, HIV infection, obesity, and local trauma. 15 Most cases average four isolates, with Escherichia coli as the predominant aerobe and Bacteroides[ahcmedia.com]
  • Injection and Other Drug Users 1061 Chapter 90 Sexually Transmitted Infections and Pregnancy 1079 Chapter 91 Sexually Transmitted Infections in Neonates and Infants 1095 Chapter 92 Congenital Syphilis 1103 Chapter 93 Sexually Transmitted Infections and Infertility[books.google.com]
  • In cases where the pathogen enters the deferent channel, inflammation of the testicular appendages may develop, and in the most difficult case, provoke infertility.[en.medicine-worlds.com]
  • This is one of the causes of male-factor infertility and is usually due to failure of production of sperms by the testis or to obstruction of the tubing along which sperms normally pass ...[baus.org.uk]
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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Kradin has a number of clinical interests including Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Interstitial Lung Disease, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Pulmonary Immunology. He also holds an Associate Professor position of Pathology at Harvard Medical School.[books.google.com]
  • These excoriations increase in size and produce superficial, small, round ulcers which from coalescence form larger circinate ulcers. These ulcers are covered by a closely adherent necrotic pellicle, and are surrounded by an inflammatory border.[jamanetwork.com]
  • The lesions tend to be secondarily excoriated, eczematized, and impetiginized. Definitive diagnosis rests on microscopic identification of the mites, eggs, or pellets ( scyballa ).[abdominalkey.com]
  • Causes and symptoms Balanitis is usually a result of poor hygiene—for example, neglecting to bathe for several days.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • However, if either problem is neglected, the outlook can be poor, with recurrent urinary and kidney infections, gangrene, and even potential loss of the penis (by auto-amputation or dry gangrene.[emedicinehealth.com]
  • If we are talking about a very neglected case, then vegetations, erosion and ulcers can be detected on the head. Remarkably, the patient has almost nothing to worry about, except for the modified appearance of the penis.[en.medicine-worlds.com]
  • Penile condylomata may reach large sizes (usually more than 8 cm), and after many years of neglect may become locally destructive (giant or atypical condyloma) or may harbor foci of evolving carcinoma. 62 Due to the frequent association with squamous[abdominalkey.com]
Neurologic Manifestation
  • Manifestations of HIV 910 Chapter 77 Gastrointestinal Manifestations of HIV Infection and AIDS 927 Chapter 78 Renal Manifestations of HIV Infection and AIDS 951 Chapter 79 HIV and Endocrine Manifestations 960 Chapter 80 AIDS Associated Malignancies and[books.google.com]
  • In connection with chancroid attention is called to this venereal infection, which while rare is important, because of its destructive course, if unrecognized and treated as chancroid.[jamanetwork.com]
  • ,… … Moby Thesaurus VD — Synonyms and related words: French disease, Spanish pox, acquired syphilis, balanitis gangrenosa, cerebral tabes, chancre, chancroid, clap, claps, climatic bubo, congenital syphilis, constitutional syphilis, dose, dose of clap[translate.academic.ru]
  • [Results] Among 151 outpatients,35 cases of syphilis(23.17%),28 cases of genital herpes(18.54%),16 cases of Condyloma acuminatum(CA),1 cases of chancroid(0.066%),7 cases of candidiasis(4.66%),and 9 cases of bacterial infections(5.96%),respectively.In[dict.cnki.net]
  • Year : 1967 Volume : 33 Issue : 2 Page : 101--103 Non-venereal Gangrene of Penis Correspondence Address : R Patnaik Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None Gangrenous balanitis occurring as a complication of venereal ulcers specially chancroid[ijdvl.com]
  • 44 synonyms for ‘syphilis’ French disease Spanish pox VD acquired syphilis balanitis gangrenosa cerebral tabes chancre chancroid clap claps climatic bubo congenital syphilis constitutional syphilis dose dose of clap fifth venereal disease general paresis[moby-thesaurus.org]
  • Focus on today's hot topics in urology, including stress and mixed urinary incontinence; prolapse therapy; therapy for overactive bladder; and targeted therapy for renal cell carcinoma.[books.google.com]
  • More Information An operation in which stitches are inserted to lift up the bladder neck and correct stress incontinence ...[baus.org.uk]
  • Surgical Procedures for Sphincteric Incontinence in the Male The Artificial Genitourinary Sphincter and Perineal Sling Procedures 427 Urothelial Tumors of the Bladder 432 NonMuscleInvasive Bladder Cancer Ta T1 and CIS 441 Management of Metastatic and[books.google.es]
  • Presenting symptoms include complete inability to void, painful bladder distention, and problems with urine stream: frequency, urgency, hesitation, nocturia, dribbling (overflow incontinence), and decreased urinary stream.[ahcmedia.com]
  • Old lesions may only show pigment incontinence. Fixed drug reactions can be distinguished from erythema multiforme by the deeper dermal infiltrate and presence of eosinophils.[abdominalkey.com]
Sexual Dysfunction
  • Dysfunction 1203 Chapter 104 Womens Sexual Dysfunction 1210 Chapter 105 Sexuality Education for Young People 1221 A CultureBound Sex Related Disorder in Indian Subcontinent 1225 Chapter 107 Clinical Services for Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV[books.google.com]
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  • According to European guidelines outlining the current management of balanoposthitis, the aims of management are to minimize sexual dysfunction and urinary dysfunction, exclude penile cancer, treat premalignant disease, and diagnose and treat STIs.[emedicine.medscape.com]
Penile Pain
  • With phimosis, the male child may have any or all of the following signs and symptoms: Difficulty with urination Pain upon urination Blood in the urine Pain in the penis With paraphimosis, males can have these additional symptoms: Penile pain (particularly[emedicinehealth.com]
  • Symptoms patients may present with include decreased or absent urinary stream, hematuria, dysuria, urinary retention, or penile pain.[ahcmedia.com]
Urinary Incontinence
  • Focus on today's hot topics in urology, including stress and mixed urinary incontinence; prolapse therapy; therapy for overactive bladder; and targeted therapy for renal cell carcinoma.[books.google.com]
  • […] the lower part of the body A small tube or splint inserted to keep a tube or blood vessel open More Information Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) The involuntary leakage of urine during periods of raised abdominal pressure (e.g. coughing, sneezing, laughing[baus.org.uk]


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Treponema Pallidum
  • [Methods] To examine the treponema pallidum(TP),herpes simplex virus(HSV),human papilloma virus(HPV),haemophilus ducreyi(HD),human immunodeficiency virus(HIV),bactera and fungi with smear,culture,fluorescent quantitative polymerase chain reaction(FQ-PCR[dict.cnki.net]
  • In addition, several infections cause balanitis, such as: Candida species (most commonly associated with diabetes) infection Streptococcal infection Sexually transmitted infections: o Neisseria gonorrhoeae o Chlamydia species o Treponema pallidum (syphilis[therapeutique-dermatologique.org]
  • pallidum Ulcerative lesions with lymphadenopathy Chancroid ( Haemophilis ducreyi ), lymphogranuloma venereum ( Chlamydia trachomatis serotypes L1, L2, L3), Granuloma inguinale ( Calymmatobacterium granulomatis ) Elephantiasis Wuchereria bancrofti (filaria[clinicalgate.com]
  • pallidum (syphilis) Round lesions Erosions develop that lead to ulcers Primary chancre Dark field microscopy TP PCR Other spirochetes (Borrelia group) Ulcers Dark field microscopy Virus Herpes simplex type 1 Vesicles in glans Necrosis (rare) Headache[library.everyonehealthy.com]
  • pallidum can manifest by anogenital lesions during the primary, secondary, tertiary, and congenital stages of the infection. 21, 35 The primary syphilis chancre occurs at the inoculation site 3 weeks after exposure to the spirochete; it usually starts[abdominalkey.com]
Human Papillomavirus
  • However, it is linked to the following conditions: Chronic phimosis in which the foreskin cannot be retracted over the penis head Some scientists believe that there may be a genetic association, because the incidence of BXO is higher in twins Human papillomavirus[dovemed.com]
  • Aceto-white change of the glans penis associated with balanitis not human papillomavirus infection. Int J STD AIDS 1991;2:211-2. 54 Stühmer A.[cirp.org]
  • Presence of human papillomavirus (HPV) structural antigens and of HPV 16–related DNA sequences.[link.springer.com]
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection —HPVs are a group of more than 70 types of viruses that can cause warts (papillomas). Certain types of HPVs can infect the reproductive organs and the anal area.[my.clevelandclinic.org]


  • Balanitis treatment is typically covered by medical insurance. Treatment The treatment of balanitis depends on the specific cause, which can vary from case to case.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • […] of HIV in Industrialized and Middle Income CountriesŠAdults Adolescents and Pediatric 1310 Chapter 115 Guidelines for the Treatment of HIV and AIDS in ResourceLimited Countries 1328 Chapter 116 Guidelines for Prevention of Perinatal HIV Infection 1345[books.google.com]
  • Stay abreast of new AUA and ICI Incontinence guidelines, and access up-to-date information on the latest treatment recommendations, therapy for castrate-resistant prostate cancer, and active surveillance for prostate cancer.[books.google.com]
  • What treatments are given for penile cancer? Surgery to remove the cancer is the most common treatment for penile cancer.[medicinenet.com]
  • Only when the cause of the disease is identified, the optimal treatment is chosen. Treatment of balanoposthitis in men Proper personal hygiene plays a key role in balanoposthitis treatment.[brulanta.com]


  • Prognosis Most cases go away quickly once the cause is identified and treated. However, regular bouts of balanitis can result in urethral stricture. Prevention Proper hygiene is the best way to avoid balanitis.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • The prognosis depends upon several factors and may be guarded Who gets Balanitis Xerotica Obliterans? (Age and Sex Distribution) Balanitis Xerotica Obliterans is a condition of the penis that usually affects men in the 30-50 years age group.[dovemed.com]
  • Erythroplasia keira and zun balanitis These are two outwardly similar diseases with a radically different prognosis.[en.medicine-worlds.com]
  • […] requiring intravenous antibiotics and debridement (surgical removal) of necrotic (dead) tissue. [2] In addition to surgery and antibiotics, hyperbaric oxygen therapy may be useful and acts to inhibit the growth of and kill the anaerobic bacteria. [7] Prognosis[en.wikipedia.org]
  • Patients with CREST syndrome have a better prognosis. Differential diagnosis includes diabetic sclerodema, scleromyxedema, and chronic graft-versus-host disease.[clevelandclinicmeded.com]


  • […] anaerobes in glans penis Terminology Also called Corbus disease Sites Although foreskin may be secondarily involved in advanced cases, the site of the lesion is the glans, sparing the penile fascia, dartos and foreskin (in contrast to Fournier gangrene) Etiology[pathologyoutlines.com]
  • Certain conditions have both an underlying etiology and multiple body system manifestations due to the underlying etiology.[icd10coded.com]
  • Use Additional Use Additional Help Certain conditions have both an underlying etiology and multiple body system manifestations due to the underlying etiology.[icd10data.com]
  • Diagnosis In doubt of the etiology or resistance to standard care, a microbiological culture and/or biopsy should be obtained.[urology-textbook.com]
  • Etiology: irritation of the skin of the glans and inner layer of the foreskin gathered in the prepuce smegma or purulent discharge from the urethra urethra (see), phimosis (see) due to inadequate toilet prepuce.[survinat.com]


  • "Fournier's gangrene: Population based epidemiology and outcomes" . The Journal of Urology . 181 (5): 2120–6. doi : 10.1016/j.juro.2009.01.034 . PMC 3042351 . PMID 19286224 .[en.wikipedia.org]
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  • […] oxygen therapy (HBOT) may be useful and acts to inhibit the growth of and kill the anaerobic bacteria. [3] Despite such measures, the mortality rate overall is 40%, but 78% if sepsis is already present at the time of initial hospital admission. [4] Epidemiology[ipfs.io]
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  • Cutaneous Continent Urinary Diversion 459 Orthotopic Urinary Diversion 465 Genital and Lower Urinary Tract Trauma 468 Lower Urinary Tract Calculi 471 Development Molecular Biology and Physiology of the Prostate 476 Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Etiology Pathophysiology[books.google.es]
  • Pathogenesis/Pathophysiology Balanoposthitis is a condition occuring in uncircumcised males where there is marked inflammation of the foreskin and head of the penis called glans. [1] In uncircumcised males, inflammation of the foreskin/prepuce (posthitis[library.everyonehealthy.com]
  • The pathophysiology of this phenomenon is not completely understood. Differential diagnosis includes psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, allergic or irritant contact dermatitis, and dermatophyte (tinea) infections.[clevelandclinicmeded.com]


  • Prevention Proper hygiene is the best way to avoid balanitis. Circumcision is sometimes performed to prevent repeated cases. Resources Books Tierney, Lawrence M., et al. Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment . McGraw-Hill, 2000.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • Chapter 69 Surrogate Markers of Antiretroviral Efficacy 826 Overcoming Barriers to Providing ARV Therapy in ResourceLimited Settings 831 Chapter 71 Antiretroviral Drugs for HIV Prevention 836 Chapter 72 Acute HIV Infection 843 Chapter 73 Opportunistic[books.google.com]
  • Balanitis treatment and prevention How to prevent balanitis? Reduce irritation to glans by irritants such as soaps, bubble bath, baby wipes, lubricants, creams, latex condoms.[modasta.com]
  • The following factors may be considered towards the preventative steps for Balanitis Xerotica Obliterans: Prevent phimosis by treating any infections early and in a timely fashion Refraining from intense sexual activities or ensuring care during sexual[dovemed.com]
  • Foreskin Problems Prevention Phimosis only affects uncircumcised males. Circumcision is the definitive preventive measure against this disorder. For those who choose to remain uncircumcised, proper hygiene can reduce the risk of developing phimosis.[emedicinehealth.com]

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