Pseudoepitheliomatous keratotic micaceous balanitis


  • A rare form of balanitis characterized by silvery white plaque with micaceous scaling on glans penis

Clinical features


  • Close to 25 cases reported

  • Unknown etiology and pathogenesis

  • Usually seen above 50 years of age (mean age at diagnosis, 63)

  • Often associated with a previous adult circumcision, usually for acquired phimosis, or occasionally in uncircumcised men

  • Often a history of prior trauma or previous disease

  • No evidence of correlation with HPV infection

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