Jan 15, · Carcinoma in situ should be suspected if there are velvety red or keratotic plaques on the glans penis or prepuce, whereas invasive squamous cell carcinoma presents as a Cited by: 9. Cutaneous Penile Lesions - Etiology, pathophysiology, symptoms, signs, diagnosis & prognosis from the Merck Manuals - Medical Professional Version. This lesion, another name for lichen sclerosus et atrophicus in men, is an indurated, blanched area near the tip of the glans surrounding and often constricting the meatus.
Diagnosing premalignant penile lesions from benign penile dermatoses presents a unique challenge. The rarity of these conditions and the low incidence of penile cancer mean that the majority of our knowledge is based on small, non-randomized, retrospective studies. It primarily affects the glans penis and prepuce of uncircumcised men, and Cited by: Typically, the appearance of the lesion precedes diagnosis by about one to 2 years. 1 The patient usually complains of mild pruritus and tenderness. Undergarments may be bloodstained. The lesion associated with Zoon balanitis is a solitary, glistening, shiny, red-to-orange plaque of the glans penis or prepuce of an uncircumcised male.
Oct 01, · Free, official coding info for ICDCM N - includes detailed rules, notes, synonyms, ICDCM conversion, index and annotation crosswalks, DRG grouping and more. They present as small round lesions that are arranged circumferentially in one or several rows usually located on the corona of the glans penis. This condition is often misdiagnosed as a sexually transmitted disease but the cause is idiopathic. Again, the location and description of this patient’s lesion does not suggest this diagnosis.