balanitis

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inflammation of the head of the penis

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A suprapubic cystostomy was done for diverting the urine and biopsies from the meatal opening showed BXO with no evidence of malignancy, while biopsies from the growth showed grade 2 SCC.
BXO is a known premalignant condition and a high association with SCC reported, most of the malignant conversions have been shown to be around glans where the disease process usually starts.
As rare as BXO is thought to be, it remains the most common cause of acquired urethral meatal stenosis in children and adults.
The data were searched for patients' first date seen on an outpatient basis for treatment of BXO during the fiscal years 1997 to 1999.
One third of the strictures are inflammatory and another one third had clinical evidence of BXO changes.