balanoposthitis


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balanoposthitis

[¦bal·ə·nō·päs′thīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the glans penis and of the prepuce.
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Sexually transmitted infection (STI), HIV sero-positivity, balanoposthitis.
When balanoposthitis 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.
Balanoposthitis may herald the onset of other immunocompromised disease states, may be a sexually transmitted disease, may impair sexual health, and may negatively impact quality of life.
In our study we observed that most common STI in males was balanoposthitis (candidial) followed by genital herpes and the least common was chancroid.
Medical indications for circumcision include recurrent urinary tract infections, severe balanoposthitis, balanitis xerotica obliterans, vesicoureteral reflux, paraphimosis, and children with neuropathic bladders in whom intermittent catheterization is required (Steadman & Ellsworth, 2006).
Candidiasis and that too balanoposthitis was most common amongst fungal infections.
Provide them with information on the signs and symptoms of balanitis and balanoposthitis (rash or redness of the glans or foreskin of the penis).
Surgical enlargement of preputial orifice is indicated if the animal is to be used for breeding, if phimosis contributes to balanoposthitis or phimosis interferes with normal micturition.
3 patients were diagnosed as having chancroid and 1 patient presented with donovanosis; 5 patients presented with candidal balanoposthitis and three presented with genital scabies.
Ablative erbium: YAG laser treatment of idiopathic chronic inflammatory non-cicatricial balanoposthitis (Zoon's disease)--a series of 20 patients with long-term outcome.
There was no balanoposthitis or neoplasia in the surrounding tissues.
Balanitis is defined as the inflammation of the glans penis [1]; in uncircumcised males it is commonly associated with inflammation of the prepuce (posthitis), hence it is termed balanoposthitis.