BALANITIS DE ZOON PDF

How should I manage an adult with balanitis? The Patient. See the section on Topical imidazoles in the section on Prescribing information for more information. For suspected irritant or allergic contact dermatitis: Advise the person to stop any suspected triggers such as soap, bubble bath, latex condoms, lubricants, or creams. Advise on the use of a regular emollient and use as a soap substitute. For all other possible underlying causes of balanitis, or if there is any uncertainty regarding the diagnosis, arrange specialist referral for further assessment and management.

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Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Pt. E-mail: moc. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract The diagnosis and management of nonvenereal diseases are always a tough challenge for the dermatologist due to lack of studies on its diagnostic criteria and standard treatment guidelines.

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. Although it was described by Zoon in , its etiopathogenesis still remains hypothetical.

This article provides an overview of the epidemiology, clinical presentation, histopathological features, and diagnostic criteria and diagnostic methods of ZB. In addition to this, it is rather very important to differentiate this lesion from its clinical equivocal lesions such as erythroplasia of Queyrat, infective and other inflammatory penile dermatoses, which has been discussed in this review.

The treatment modalities have also been reviewed in details, and the importance of circumcision as the treatment of choice has been emphasized. Zoon balanitis ZB is one of the nonvenereal conditions, which usually affects middle-aged to older men who are uncircumcised. It is an idiopathic, chronic, benign inflammatory mucositis of the genitalia that clinically presents as a solitary, shiny, well-defined erythematous plaque on the glans. 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.

Thus, the main objective of this article is to present a systematic review of the available published literature regarding clinical presentations and efficacy of various recent treatment modalities in the management of ZB. Epidemiology There is a scarcity of published data regarding the incidence and prevalence of ZB. An earlier study by Mallon et al. In a recent study by Pearce et al. As far as Indian literature is concerned, there are no published data regarding the incidence and prevalence of ZB in Indian patients.

Etiology Etiology and pathogenesis of this condition are still speculative. Thus, there is a lack of supportive evidence for this hypothesis. However, sometimes, it might be accompanied with symptoms such as pruritus, dysuria, pain, and burning sensation. Rarely blood-stained discharge or dyspareunia has been described.

The clinical criteria given by Kumar et al.

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Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Pt. E-mail: moc. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract The diagnosis and management of nonvenereal diseases are always a tough challenge for the dermatologist due to lack of studies on its diagnostic criteria and standard treatment guidelines. 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. Although it was described by Zoon in , its etiopathogenesis still remains hypothetical. This article provides an overview of the epidemiology, clinical presentation, histopathological features, and diagnostic criteria and diagnostic methods of ZB.

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