Rare case of recurrent angiokeratoma of Fordyce on penile shaft.

Authors:
Michael L Pianezza
Michael L Pianezza
Royal Alexandra Hospital
Dharm Singh
Dharm Singh
Queen Elizabeth II Health Science Center
Keith Jarvi
Keith Jarvi
Mount Sinai Hospital
Canada

Urology 2006 Oct;68(4):891.e1-3

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Angiokeratomas are benign cutaneous vascular lesions characterized by dilated thin-walled blood vessels lying in the upper part of the dermis, mostly associated with an epidermal reaction such as acanthosis and/or hyperkeratosis. Angiokeratomas of Fordyce are predominantly located on the scrotum and are only rarely found on the penis and then usually on the glans penis. We report a rare case of angiokeratoma of Fordyce located on the shaft of the penis and associated with two recurrences after appropriate surgical excision.

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