CANDIDAL BALANITIS. DEFINITION. Balanitis refers to inflammation of the glans . The most common cause of balanitis is Candida albicans. In common usage, “balanitis” and “balanoposthitis” are interchangeable, although balanoposthitis occurs only in uncircumcised males. For the. Zoon balanitis (ZB) is one of the benign nonvenereal dermatoses, which presents as a solitary, persistent erythematous plaque usually on the glans penis.

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The exact follow-up regime for ZB after treatment is still unclear. YAG laser can be finely adapted to this clinical scenario. Topical tacrolimus, genital lichen sclerosus, and risk of squamous cell carcinoma. Follow-up The exact follow-up regime for ZB after treatment is still unclear. Case series and review of the literature.

Case report and literature review. In addition, a case of lichen sclerosus et atrophicus developing in a patient of ZB after treatment with carbon dioxide CO 2 laser has also been reported.

There is only one case report of ZB treated with oral dapsone without balanoposstitis side effect although the mechanism of action was not clear. Mahajan BB, Mehta V. However, further studies are required to substantiate these findings.

Clinical and histopathological features — Response to circumcision. Dermatitis Folliculitis Cellulitis Hidradenitis. J Cutan Med Surg. YAG laser to produce complete resolution balanopostitks ZB. It is relatively simple to differentiate the candidiadica lesions from ZB histopathologically as one can see dysplastic epithelium in the premalignant lesions while it is absent in case of ZB. These are more common in cases with a dense infiltrate.

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Zoon balanitis: A comprehensive review

There is a scarcity of published candidiqsica regarding the incidence and prevalence of ZB. Although it is described as benign in nature, its association with premalignant conditions such as erythroplasia of Queyrat really puts the clinician in a great dilemma.


Thus, CO 2 laser can be used as a viable alternative and certainly less traumatic surgical therapy for treatment of ZB than circumcision. Insulitis Hypophysitis Thyroiditis Parathyroiditis Adrenalitis.

Topical steroids preparations – There are baalnopostitis two studies one by Yoganathan et al. Patients should be instructed to retract the foreskin regularly and perform gentle cleansing of entire glans, preputial sac, and foreskin. Abstract The diagnosis and management of nonvenereal diseases are balanoopstitis a tough challenge for the dermatologist due to lack of studies on its diagnostic criteria and standard treatment guidelines.

Starritt E, Lee S. Reflectance confocal microscopy [ 25 ] Reflectance confocal microscopy RCM is an in vivo imaging method used to obtain morphologic information about both the architecture and single cells in the epidermis and superficial dermis by Vivascope Griseofulvin ineffective in balanitis circumscripta plasmacellularis.

Initial treatment in adults often involves simply pulling back the canxidiasica and cleaning the penis. The clinical differentiation between ZB and its clinically equivocal dermatosis may be sometimes challenging.

Complete resolution of Zoon balanitis with photodynamic therapy — A new therapeutic option? Dermoscopy of Zoon’s plasma cell balanitis. Clinicopathologic study of cases and treatment modalities.

Hence, following diagnostic methods are helpful to make a definite diagnosis of ZB: Carcinoma of the penis preceded by Zoon’s balanitis. Balanitis is inflammation of the glans penis. The treatment modalities have also been reviewed in details, and the importance of circumcision as the treatment of choice has been emphasized. Circumcision and genital dermatoses.

J Dermatol Surg Oncol. Thus, patients of ZB must be carefully followed for persistence or worsening of lesions and repeated biopsies should be done to rule out the underlying malignancy.

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Canfidiasica on boys still in diapers must be distinguished from redness caused by ammoniacal dermatitis. Balanitis is uncommon in circumcised men and in many cases preputial dysfunction nalanopostitis a causal or contributing factor. Report of three cases. Rubor Calor Tumor Dolor Functio laesa. Kossard S, Shumack S. Sites affected It is most commonly located on the glans penis, but inner surface of prepuce and coronal sulcus may be involved.


Erythroplasia of Queyrat of the glans penis on a background of Zoon’s plasma cell balanitis. Report of two cases of a benign from plasmacytosis pudendi Arch Dermatol.

Zoon balanitis: A comprehensive review

Zoon balanitis ZB is one of the benign nonvenereal dermatoses, which presents as a solitary, persistent erythematous plaque usually on the glans penis primarily in the uncircumcised, middle-aged to old-aged men.

ZB is an entity of utmost importance both for the patients due to their concern regarding its prognosis and for the demato-venereologists due to its management being really challenging. Oral dapsone has also been used in resistant lesions of ZB. Conflicts of interest There are no conflicts of interest.

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Here arises the importance of a venereologist who not only has to diagnose and canridiasica the condition effectively but also has to allay the patient’s anxiety associated with this condition.

Circumcision debate Inflammations Penis disorders Theriogenology. These superficial erosions can be associated with scattered neutrophils in the upper reaches of epidermis. For erythroplasia of Queyrat, a minimum of 5 years follow-up is recommended.

Circumcision and recently lasers seems to cnadidiasica viable therapeutic options for its management.

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