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Zoon’s Balanitis

  • Mohamed A. Baky Fahmy
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Abstract

Zoon’s balanitis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the glans penis diagnosed histologically. Its a chronic disease of unknown etiology, described mainly in middle-aged or elderly uncircumcised man that begins as one or more roundish or polycyclic dark red patches with indistinct borders on the glans and/or internal preputial lamina. This type of balanitis is considered as a benign lesion, but it could be precancerous. Many therapeutic modalities are described to treat such cases, and different types of laser are also effective.

Keywords

Zoon’s balanitis Erythroplasia of Queyrat 

Abbreviations

SCC

Squamous cell carcinoma

ZB

Zoon’s balanitis

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohamed A. Baky Fahmy
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  1. 1.Pediatric SurgeryAl Azher UniversityCairoEgypt

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