In our study, most of the foreskins sent for pathology were for patients with a history of recurrent balanoposthitis
, phimosis or suspicious dermatological lesions.
In Diabetic individuals candidal balanoposthitis
was associated with soddening and linear fissuring; prepuce was oedematous and there was sub-preputial discharge because of the associated phimosis  (Photo No.
Frequency of bacteria, Candida and malassezia species in balanoposthitis
. Acta Derm Venereol.
The current scenario has changed with balanoposthitis
being the most common STI.
is an important part of diabetes care for many reasons.
Our study showed that there is a noted increase in balanoposthitis
, genital herpes and condyloma acuminatum while there is a decreasing trend in the frequency of syphilis, LGV and Chancroid.
In bucks aged 3-3.5 years, BTH, UC, and balanoposthitis
had a significantly lower (P < 0.05) incidence when compared with incidences in bucks aged <1-1.5 and 2-2.5 years.
Common pathogenesis of balanoposthitis
is injury or trauma to the penis followed by infection with organism like E.
He had a history of recurrent chest and skin infections including bronchopneumonia, recurrent boils, cutaneous abscesses, pharyngitis, purulent conjunctivitis and balanoposthitis
from the age of 6 years.
(7,8) It has been identified as a leading cause of acute and persistent non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU) in men and has also been associated with prostatitis, epididymitis, balanoposthitis
, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission and proctitis.
 These infections can cause balanoposthitis
and they can be transmitted to their spouses.
and recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) occur in the presence of physiological phimosis, antibiotic treatment orally and topically in combination with topical steroid treatment achieve satisfactory outcome with low risk of complications.
The most common candidal infection was found to be balanoposthitis
in 27 cases, followed by intertrigo in 22 cases, paronychia in 11 cases, oral thrush in 9 cases, and vulvovaginitis in 1 case.
None of the patients had findings of paraphimosis or balanoposthitis