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    An approach to venerophobia in males.
    Indian J Sex Transm Dis 2017 Jan-Jun;38(1):103-106
    Department of Dermatology, Government Medical College, Amritsar, Punjab, India.
    Venerophobia is a lesser recognized entity in clinical practice though the prevalence is on the rise. Our observations of current trends in the Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STI) clinic indicate that venerophobia is not an uncommon presentation among youngsters following an isolated or multiple episodes of sexual contact. This has a major bearing on the mental as well as sexual health. Read More

    Laser therapy for the treatment of pearly penile papules.
    Lasers Med Sci 2017 Jan 2;32(1):243-248. Epub 2016 Sep 2.
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1475 NW 12th Ave., Miami, FL, 33136, USA.
    Pearly penile papules (PPP) present as dome-shaped papules of no more than 3 mm in diameter that line the base of the glans of the penis. These benign lesions affect between 14.3 and 48 % of men. Read More

    Diagnosis and Management of Pearly Penile Papules.
    Am J Mens Health 2016 Jun 16. Epub 2016 Jun 16.
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA.
    Pearly penile papules (PPP) are common, benign lesions that appear on the corona of the glans penis during adolescence or early adulthood. Despite their benign nature, PPP are known to cause significant distress because of their resemblance to sexually transmitted infections such as condyloma acuminata. PPP can be clinically distinguished based on their uniform, dome-shaped papules that orient in one to two rows around the glans penis. Read More

    [Dermatological diseases of the external male genitalia : Part 1].
    Urologe A 2016 Jun;55(6):829-42
    Gemeinschaftspraxis für Dermatologie und Urologie, Gießen, Deutschland.
    The urological examination of male patients includes an inspection of the external genitalia whereby a variety of dermatological alterations can be found. Not all dermatological findings are of clinical relevance. Pearly penile papules and heterotopic sebaceous glands are examples of normal physiological variations. Read More

    Case Report: Delayed presentation of penile epidermoid cyst following reconstruction for Peyronie's disease.
    F1000Res 2015 24;4:1337. Epub 2015 Nov 24.
    Department of Urology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, 22908, USA.
    Penile masses are a concerning finding for both patient and clinician upon initial presentation. There is a wide differential for penile masses from the benign (fibrous plaques, cysts, ulcerative lesions, benign penile pearly papules, etc.) to more concerning malignant lesions. Read More

    Traumatic neuroma of the penis after circumcision--Case report.
    An Bras Dermatol 2015 May-Jun;90(3):397-9. Epub 2015 Jun 1.
    Complexo Hospitalar Padre Bento de Guarulhos, Guarulhos, SP, Brazil.
    Traumatic neuromas are tumors resulting from hyperplasia of axons and nerve sheath cells after section or injury to the nervous tissue. We present a case of this tumor, confirmed by anatomopathological examination, in a male patient with history of circumcision. Knowledge of this entity is very important in achieving the differential diagnosis with other lesions that affect the genital area such as condyloma acuminata, bowenoid papulosis, lichen nitidus, sebaceous gland hyperplasia, achrochordon and pearly penile papules. Read More

    Treatment of Pearly Penile Papules with Fractionated CO2 Laser.
    J Clin Aesthet Dermatol 2015 May;8(5):50-2
    Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.
    Objective: Pearly penile papules are asymptomatic, benign growths distributed around the corona of the penis that can frequently be a source of significant psychological distress for the patient. Various treatment options are limited mainly by their complications.

    Design: Two case reports and a review of the literature. Read More

    The Prevalence of Penile Pearly Papules among Young Men.
    Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 2017 04;25(1):46-49
    Hamza Yildiz, MD, Department of Dermatology, Eskisehir Military Hospital , 26020 Eskisehir, Turkey;
    The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of pearly penile papules (PPP) among young men in Eskisehir, Turkey. This was a prospective, non-randomized, cross-sectional study. From December 2014 to September 2015, 2613 consecutive male patients who were referred to the dermatology outpatient clinic were included in the study. Read More

    Successful treatment of pearly penile papules with carbon dioxide laser resurfacing after local anesthesia in an adolescent patient.
    Pediatr Dermatol 2015 May-Jun;32(3):433-5. Epub 2014 Dec 29.
    Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California.
    Pearly penile papules (PPP) can cause significant psychological morbidity. Herein we report the successful use of a macrofractionated carbon dioxide laser at full-field ablative density settings for the treatment of PPP in a 17-year-old boy using local anesthetic alone. Our experience leads us to believe that PPP can be successfully treated in the pediatric and adolescent populations using this novel and relatively noninvasive technique. Read More

    Penile appearance, lumps and bumps.
    Aust Fam Physician 2013 May;42(5):270-4
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, Carlton, Victoria, Australia.
    Background: Even after a thorough examination it can be difficult to distinguish a normal penile anatomical variant from pathology needing treatment.

    Objective: This article aims to assist diagnosis by outlining a series of common penile anatomical variants and comparing them to common pathological conditions.

    Discussion: The problems considered include pearly penile papules, penile sebaceous glands (Fordyce spots), Tyson glands, angiokeratomas of the scrotum, lymphocoele, penile warts, molluscum contagiosum, folliculitis and scabies. Read More

    Pearly penile papules: effective therapy with pulsed dye laser.
    JAMA Dermatol 2013 Jun;149(6):748-50
    Institute of Cosmetic and Laser Surgery, 1344 Cornwall Rd, Ste 100, Oakville, ON L6J 7W5, Canada.
    Importance: Pearly penile papules (PPPs) are benign, dome-shaped lesions found around the corona of the penis. Treatments have varied in the past; however, to our knowledge, the use of the pulsed dye laser (PDL) for this condition has never been reported in the literature. Such papules are histologically analogous to angiofibromas; thus, we report PDL is an appropriate, effective, and nonablative method of treatment. Read More

    Erbium: yttrium-aluminium-garnet (Er:YAG) laser treatment of penile pearly papules.
    J Cosmet Laser Ther 2012 Jun;14(3):155-8
    Laser Centrum Paracelsi, Bratislava, Slovak Republic.
    Background: Penile pearly papules (PPP) are benign angiofibromas of the penis, frequently misdiagnosed as genital warts (condylomata acuminata). The lesions are often the reason for significant distress of the patient and his sexual partner, thus requiring occasional treatment, removing the lesions in a non-aggressive manner.

    Methods: Forty-five patients with PPP were treated with 2940 nm Er:YAG laser (Skinlight, FOTONA, Slovenia) in ablation mode. Read More

    Normal variants in patients consulted in the Dermatology Clinic for lesions of the male external genitalia.
    Cent European J Urol 2012 19;65(1):17-20. Epub 2012 Mar 19.
    Department of Urology, Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland.
    Introduction: So far there have been no papers analyzing the incidence of 'non-pathological' lesions or normal variants on the male external genitalia. Subsequently, the number of patients consulted due to the presence of such lesions remains unknown. The aim of the study was to estimate the incidence of normal variants in patients who were consulted due to lesions on the skin or mucosa of the male external genitalia. Read More

    Augmented diagnostic capability using videodermatoscopy on selected infectious and non-infectious penile growths.
    Int J Dermatol 2011 Dec;50(12):1501-5
    Dermatology Clinic, University of Catania, Catania, Italy.
    Background: A large variety of infectious and non-infectious penile growths may occur on the glans or shaft with variable clinical presentation. Although most of these penile growths can be diagnosed through medical history and clinical examination, small, single or early lesions may not be easily recognized or differentiated by their clinical features. Videodermatoscopy (VD) is a non-invasive technique that has greatly improved the diagnostic accuracy for pigmented and non-pigmented skin disorders. Read More

    [Association between penoscopy data and urethral cytology among men with partners who had cervical lesions associated with human papilloma virus].
    Gac Med Mex 2010 Jul-Aug;146(4):274-80
    Servicio de Ginecoobstetricia, Secretaría de Salud del Estado de Guerrero, México.
    Objective: The aim of this study was to identify human papillomavirus lesions in a group of men whose sexual partners had cervical intraepithelial lesions associated with low-grade HPV confirmed by PCR-DNA. We carried out a correlation between urethral cytology penoscopy data and PCR-DNA results.

    Methods: We studied 100 male volunteers with an age range of 21-45 (median 30 years) and divided them into two groups according to the identified virus; two groups were conformed, a high risk and a low risk virus. Read More

    Vulvar vestibular papillomatosis.
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2010 May-Jun;76(3):270-2
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hospital Dresden-Friedrichstadt, Friedrichstrasse 41, 01067, Germany.
    Vulvar vestibular papillomatosis is considered an anatomical variant of the vulva. Recognition of this condition enables one to distinguish it from warts and therefore avoid unnecessary therapy. A 29-year-old lady presented to this clinic with a history of 'small growths' in her vulva since two years. Read More

    Pearly penile papules regress in older patients and with circumcision.
    Int J STD AIDS 2009 Nov 15;20(11):768-70. Epub 2009 Oct 15.
    University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK.
    This study assesses the prevalence and correlates of pearly penile papules (PPP) in two non-genitourinary (GU) medicine male cohorts (<25 and >50 years). PPP were categorised in 188 university students (<25 years), based on self-examination, and 70 patients (>50 years), based on clinician examination. PPP were categorised from 1 to 4, based on increasing papule size and distribution. Read More

    [What's new in aesthetic dermatology: filler and laser treatments].
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 2009 May;136 Suppl 4:S152-9
    Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, 101, boulevard Wilson, 33200 Bordeaux.
    In esthetic dermatology, filling and laser treatments are two essential techniques. Several recent studies on calcium hydroxyapatite in filling treatments and facial volumetry, in esthetics, but also in HIV patients, have been published. It was also tested in accentuated melomental folds where it is superior to hyaluronic acid. Read More

    HPV-associated flat penile lesions in men of a non-STD hospital population: less frequent and smaller in size than in male sexual partners of women with CIN.
    Int J Cancer 2005 Jan;113(1):36-41
    Department of Pathology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
    Human papillomavirus (HPV) infections and HPV-associated penile lesions are frequently found in male sexual partners of women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN). To determine the significance of these findings, we studied the prevalence of HPV and HPV associated penile lesions in a male hospital population with non-STD complaints. Penoscopy was performed after application of acetic acid to identify flat lesions, papular lesions, condylomata acuminata and pearly penile papules (PPPs). Read More

    Pearly penile papules: still no reason for uneasiness.
    J Am Acad Dermatol 2003 Jul;49(1):50-4
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Albert Schweitzer Hospital, The Netherlands.
    Background: Penile lesions and pearly penile papules (PPP) are frequently found in male sexual partners of women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN). The former have been associated with human papillomavirus (HPV).

    Objectives: We estimated the prevalence of PPP in male sexual partners of women with CIN, and investigated the association between PPP and flat and papular penile lesions found in these men. Read More

    Treatment of pearly penile papules with CO2 laser.
    Dermatol Surg 2002 Jul;28(7):617-8
    Section of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA.
    Background: Pearly penile papules are angiofibromas found on the corona and sulcus of the glans penis. While these represent a benign condition, psychological and cosmetic concerns often prompt patients to seek therapeutic removal of these lesions. Multiple therapeutic modalities have been reported; however, use of CO2 laser has proven to be the most effective to date. Read More

    Pearly penile papules: a common cause of concern.
    Int J STD AIDS 1999 Nov;10(11):726-7
    Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK.
    This study of two hundred men attending a department of genitourinary medicine documented a prevalence of pearly penile papules of 48%. Most men with papules had only a few lesions of less than 1 mm in size (73%). Nineteen per cent had papules of less than 1 mm in size extending around the corona and 8% had lesions greater than 1 mm in size extending around the corona. Read More

    The clinical superiority of continuous exposure versus short-pulsed carbon dioxide laser exposures for the treatment of pearly penile papules.
    Dermatol Surg 1999 Feb;25(2):124-6
    Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California 92134-5000, USA.
    Treatment of pearly penile papules was performed both with a conventional continuous-wave (CW) and a newer generation high energy pulsed carbon dioxide laser. When compared to the short pulsed laser, the CW laser, using relatively low power densities, provided superior hemostasis and improved visualization of the operative field. Despite the increase in thermal injury, wound healing was not compromised. Read More

    Noncervical human papillomavirus genital infections.
    Am Fam Physician 1995 Sep;52(4):1137-46, 1149-50
    Family Practice Residency Program, Louisiana State University Medical Center, Shreveport, USA.
    The incidence of human papillomavirus infection is increasing. More than 60 types of human papillomavirus have been isolated; some types are known to have malignant potential. Differential diagnosis of the lesions includes condyloma latum, seborrheic keratoses, nevi, pearly penile papules and neoplasms. Read More

    Common genital dermatoses in male patients attending a public sexually transmitted disease clinic in Singapore.
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 1995 Jul;24(4):505-9
    National Skin Centre, Singapore.
    The male genitalia is a common site of various dermatoses. Male patients attending a sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinic may present with dermatoses that are not due to sexually transmitted diseases. A prospective study on 467 male patients attending a public STD clinic showed various dermatoses which were either anatomical variants (pearly penile papules in 67 patients [14. Read More

    Pearly penile papules: absence of human papillomavirus DNA by the polymerase chain reaction.
    Obstet Gynecol 1991 Jul;78(1):118-22
    Department of Pathology, Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
    Pearly penile papules clinically resemble the sexually transmitted papular variant of genital condylomata. Histologically, however, pearly penile papules consist of fibropapillomata that lack the characteristic morphologic features of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. To study the possible association of HPV infections with pearly penile papules, we examined tissue specimens from 13 men with pearly penile papules with and without associated penile condylomata. Read More

    Pearly penile papules: treatment with the carbon dioxide laser.
    J Dermatol Surg Oncol 1989 May;15(5):552-4
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois.
    Pearly penile papules are frequently occurring lesions located over the corona and sulcus of the penis. They are asymptomatic and are considered to be acral angiofibromas. Some individuals, disturbed by their presence, request removal of the lesions. Read More

    Skin variations in blacks.
    Cutis 1983 Oct;32(4):376-7
    There are several skin variations normally found in blacks. These variations include Voigt's or Futcher's lines, midline hypopigmentation, pigmentation of the nails, oral pigmentation, plantar hyperpigmented macules, leukoedema of the oral mucosa, pearly penile papules, punctate pits and keratoses of the palms. It is important for health care providers in general and dermatologists in particular to recognize these variations in black skin. Read More

    [Papillomatosis coronae glandis. Frequency of occurrence and clinical picture].
    Schweiz Med Wochenschr 1978 Feb;108(7):229-31
    The clinical picture of pearly penile papules (PPP) is described on the basis of the literature and the authors' own investigations. Although symptomless and without functional significance, PPP may lead to damaging therapeutic measures if not recognized as such by physician and patient. The incidence of PPP has been investigated in 642 19-year-old Swiss men originating from the same geographical region. Read More

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