balanitis

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  • noun

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inflammation of the head of the penis

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The data were searched for patients' first date seen on an outpatient basis for treatment of BXO during the fiscal years 1997 to 1999.
Of a total eligible population of 153,432 male patients, 108 had BXO diagnosed for the first time at Brooke Army Medical Center from 1997 to 1999 (an incidence of 0.
Our findings do not support those of previous studies, which have suggested that BXO is predominantly a disease of middle-aged white men.
A history of trauma with resultant scarring and eventual progression to histologic BXO (ie, Kobner's phenomenon) has been noted in other studies.
18-20) We found no published analysis of the demographics of BXO by ethnicity with which to compare our findings.