CANDIDAL BALANITIS. DEFINITION. Balanitis refers to inflammation of the glans . The most common cause of balanitis is Candida albicans. In common usage, “balanitis” and “balanoposthitis” are interchangeable, although balanoposthitis occurs only in uncircumcised males. For the. Zoon balanitis (ZB) is one of the benign nonvenereal dermatoses, which presents as a solitary, persistent erythematous plaque usually on the glans penis.

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As far as Indian literature is concerned, there are no published data regarding the incidence and prevalence of ZB in Indian patients. D ICD – Zoon’s balanitis successfully treated with photodynamic therapy: It is less common among people who are circumcised as in many cases the foreskin contributes to the disease. CS1 Spanish-language sources es Infobox medical condition new Articles containing Greek-language text Articles with references in external links Commons category link is on Wikidata.

Initial treatment in adults often involves simply pulling back the foreskin and cleaning the penis.

Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Inflammation has many possible causes, including irritation by environmental substances, physical trauma, and infection such as bacterial, viral, or fungal.


Zoon balanitis: A comprehensive review

All the genital lesions are not sexually transmitted. However, sometimes, it might be accompanied with symptoms such as pruritus, dysuria, pain, and burning sensation. However, long-term controlled studies are needed to confirm its effect and to know the dose and duration of therapy for complete clearance in ZB [ Table 2 ]. The treatment of Zoon’s candisiasica with the carbon dioxide laser.

The exact mechanism of action of TCIs in these conditions is not known.

Balanitis – Wikipedia

It is usually asymptomatic and patient only presents with change in appearance of the genitalia. Response to Trimovate cream. Inflammation of baanopostitis glans penis and the preputial mucosa of a circumcised penis. Therapeutic efficacy of topical calcineurin inhibitors in plasma cell balanitis: Erythroplasia of the female genitalia.

There is a scarcity of published data regarding the incidence and prevalence of ZB. YAG laser to produce complete resolution in ZB.

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Differentiation between balanitis and carcinoma in situ using reflectance confocal microscopy. Balanitis on boys still in diapers must be distinguished from redness caused by ammoniacal dermatitis.

Indian J Sex Transm Dis. Circumcision and genital dermatoses. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Zoon balanitis: A comprehensive review

Diseases of the skin; pp. Dermoscopy [ 26 ]. Zoon’s balanitis treated by circumcision. There is only one case report of ZB treated with oral dapsone without any side effect although the mechanism of action was not candidiasifa. Mahajan BB, Mehta V. This article provides an overview of the epidemiology, clinical presentation, histopathological features, and diagnostic criteria and diagnostic methods of ZB.

An overview and role of histopathology.

Report of two cases of a benign from plasmacytosis pudendi Arch Dermatol. Clinicopathologic study of cases and treatment modalities. Support Center Support Center. In addition, other possible causes of ZB that have been described in the literature include chronic infection with Mycobacterium smegmatis and human papillomaviruses HPV.

This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Oral dapsone has also been used in resistant lesions of ZB.