Aktuelle Urol 2012 Mar 14;43(2):121-2. Epub 2011 Oct 14.
Klinik für Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland.
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Acta Urol Belg 1998 Mar;66(1):27-8
Department of Urology, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium.
We report a case of Fordyce angiokeratoma which presented with bleeding from the scrotum. The difference between Fordyce's angiokeratoma and Fabry's angiokeratoma corporis diffusum is described. The diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of scrotal angiokeratoma are discussed. Read More
Plast Reconstr Surg 1984 Dec;74(6):835-8
Argon laser photocoagulation of angiokeratomas of Fordyce, or scrotal angiomas, has been described. The benefits of the argon laser in treatment of these lesions include permanent eradication of the lesions and alleviation of the symptoms of pruritus and episodic bleeding. This method of treatment is safe, does not produce iatrogenic malignant neoplasms, is noninvasive, and is accomplished as an outpatient procedure under local anesthesia with minimal discomfort or disability. Read More
Dermatol Surg 2006 Sep;32(9):1147-50
Department of Dermatology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
Background: Angiokeratomas of Fordyce are typically asymptomatic vascular lesions characterized by blue-to-red papules with a scale surface, most often located on the scrotum. Although considered benign, the lesions may bleed, either spontaneously or secondary to rupture, leading to patient anxiety and social embarrassment.
Objective: The objective was to determine the safety and effectiveness of 585-nm pulsed dye laser for the treatment of angiokeratomas of Fordyce. Read More