Inflammation of the yellows and foreskin – symptoms, treatment, prognosis

Syn.: Balanoposthitis.

Def .: General term for the coexistence of inflammation of the glans and the inner plaque of the foreskin, irrespective of the etiology.

Pat: The disease may develop on various grounds: insufficient hygiene, phimosis, diabetes, in states of decreased immunity, as a result of bacterial infections (streptococci, staphylococci, anaerobic bacteria), less often as a result of infection with pale spirochete, gonorrhea or vaginal trichomoniasis.

Loc .: The mucosa of the glans, the inner plate of the foreskin.

Clinical: The mucosa of the affected areas is swollen, red, and may ooze serous or purulent content. The changes are accompanied by pain and burning.

DR: Covers disease entities involved in pathogenesis.

But: Depends on the cause found.

Year: Good, but in some cases the disease may recur.

Lit .: [1] Diseases of the male genital organs. [In:] Braun-Falco O., Plewig G., Wolff HH, Burgdorf WHC: Dermatology, eds. half. Gliński W., Wolska H., Wydawnictwo Czelej, Lublin 2004, 1126. [2] Edwards S .: Balanitis and balanoposthitis: a review. Genitourin Med 1996, 72 (3); 155-9.

Source: A. Kaszuba, Z. Adamski: “Lexicon of dermatology”; XNUMXst edition, Czelej Publishing House

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