balanitis

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Related to Balanitis xerotica obliterans: paraphimosis, phimosis, balanoposthitis, Peyronie's disease
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inflammation of the head of the penis

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Significant urethral meatal stenosis due to balanitis xerotica obliterans is treated with hydrocortisone, but urethral dilation and/or meatotomy may be required.
A case of balanitis xerotica obliterans non-responsive to steroid therapy; required circumcision.
Balanitis xerotica obliterans (BXO) was first described in the urologic literature in 1928 by Stuhmer, (1) who reported it as a postcircumcision phenomenon.
Recognition of pathological phimosis and especially balanitis xerotica obliterans is important.
Pathologic phimosis has several causes like Balanitis xerotica obliterans, (5) scarring caused by 'forcible' retraction of foreskin (4) and balanitis.
Of the 5 patients who were circumcised before presentation, 3 had had balanitis xerotica obliterans and had been circumcised within 8 years preceding the diagnosis of squamous cell carcinoma of the penis.