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A Rare Variant of Penile Disease

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An 18-year-old male was referred to our hospital due to a cauliflower-like lesion, which was approximately 8 centimeter in size (Fig. 15.1), pruritic with a foul odor. The disease course was about 4 months, associated with hyaline secretion through the urethra with mild febrile episodes without gauging and weight loss. Physical examination revealed a large keratotic mass with itching, advancing toward the coronal sulcus from the dorsal layer of the glans without urethral meatus involvement (Fig. 15.1). Poor penile hygiene was observed. Inguinal region examination showed no palpable lymphadenopathy.


  • Keratotic mass
  • Verrucous squamous cell carcinoma
  • Penile sarcoma
  • Urethral carcinoma
  • Genital warts

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Doanh, L.H., Van Thuong, N., Tirant, M. (2022). A Rare Variant of Penile Disease. In: Satolli, F., Tirant, M., Wollina, U., Lotti, T.M. (eds) Clinical Cases in Pediatric Skin Cancers. Clinical Cases in Dermatology. Springer, Cham.

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