66 results match your criteria Pearly Penile Papules


Clinical Scenario of Venerophobia in Patients Presenting in Outpatient Department.

J Nepal Health Res Counc 2020 Nov 14;18(3):483-487. Epub 2020 Nov 14.

Department of Dermatology, Dhulikhel Hospital Kathmandu University Hospital, Kavre, Nepal.

Background: Venereophobia is fear of getting sexually transmitted disease after first or repeated unprotected sexual activities with unsafe or safe partners. This study aims to study the epidemiological profile, varying clinical presentations and spectrum of psychiatric diagnoses among venereophobia patients Methods: A cross-sectional, prospective and observational study was conducted among 72 consecutive patients of venereophobia. Patients with symptoms of fear of sexually transmitted infections were evaluated with relevant history and genital examination. Read More

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November 2020

Images - Atypical presentation of pearly penile papules.

Can Urol Assoc J 2021 May;15(5):E301-E303

Department of Dermatology, MedStar Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, United States.

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Pearly White Papules on the Antihelix.

Actas Dermosifiliogr (Engl Ed) 2020 Sep 15;111(7):603-604. Epub 2020 Jun 15.

Servicio de Dermatología del Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Pontevedra, Gerencia de Gestión Integrada Pontevedra y O Salnés, Pontevedra, España.

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September 2020

Anogenital Papular Lesions in Children Five Year Old and Younger: Gender Differences.

Med Arch 2020 Feb;74(1):28-33

Department of Dermatology and Venereology, the Royal Medical Services (RMS), Amman, Jordan.

Introduction: Anogenital area is a small compartment in the human body. Recognition of various dermatological conditions affecting this area in children is essential for any physician involved in pediatric examination and evaluation.

Aim: To assess the nature, diagnoses, and gender differences of Anogenital lesions in pediatric patients presented to Royal Medical Services (RMS) general dermatology clinics, who were five year old and younger. Read More

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February 2020

Profound pearly penile papules.

Australas J Dermatol 2020 Aug 13;61(3):280-282. Epub 2020 Apr 13.

University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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Management of Pearly Penile Papules: A Review of the Literature.

J Cutan Med Surg 2020 Jan/Feb;24(1):79-85. Epub 2019 Nov 5.

5925 Department of Dermatology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA.

Pearly penile papules (PPPs) are benign, dome-shaped lesions found around the corona of the penis. Despite being asymptomatic and benign in nature, the appearance of PPPs may cause a great deal of psychological distress to both the patient and their sexual partner. While patient reassurance may be the first-line treatment, several other treatment modalities including cryotherapy, electrodessication and curettage, and laser therapy have all been used to treat PPPs in order to achieve a cosmetic outcome that satisfies the patient. Read More

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November 2020

Distinction of Condylomata Acuminata From Vulvar Vestibular Papules or Pearly Penile Papules Using Ki-67 Immunostaining.

J Cutan Med Surg 2019 May/Jun;23(3):255-257. Epub 2018 Dec 17.

1 Departments of Dermatology and Skin Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

Background: Ki-67 is an immunohistochemical stain used as a nuclear proliferation marker. It is nonspecific, and is expressed in all active phases of the cell cycle. Vulvar vestibular papules in women and pearly penile papules in men are benign fibrous papules on the genitals, are noninfectious, and do not require treatment. Read More

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December 2019

Male Genital Dermatology: A Primer for the Sexual Medicine Physician.

Sex Med Rev 2019 01 17;7(1):71-83. Epub 2018 Nov 17.

Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Urology, New Orleans, LA, USA. Electronic address:

Introduction: The dermatologic conditions affecting the male genitalia are diverse and range from normal variants and benign growths to overt malignancy. Unfortunately, there is a dearth of urologic dermatology training in most residency programs, and many dermatologic lesions with a classic appearance on other areas of the body may have atypical presentations on the genitalia. Patients may present to a variety of physicians without receiving a definitive diagnosis, which can be highly distressing to the afflicted individual. Read More

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January 2019

Two novel mutations in the ANTXR2 gene in a Chinese patient suffering from hyaline fibromatosis syndrome: A case report.

Mol Med Rep 2018 Oct 22;18(4):4004-4008. Epub 2018 Aug 22.

Department of Dermatology, Capital Institute of Pediatrics, Peking University Teaching Hospital, Beijing 100020, P.R. China.

Hyaline fibromatosis syndrome (HFS; MIM 228600) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by the abnormal growth of hyalinized fibrous tissue at subcutaneous regions on the scalp, ears and neck. The disease is caused by either a homozygous or compound heterozygous mutation of the anthrax toxin receptor 2 (ANTXR2) gene. The present study describes a patient with HFS confirmed by clinical examination as well as histopathological and genetic analyses. Read More

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October 2018

CO laser treatment for pearly penile papules - personal experience.

J Cosmet Laser Ther 2019 6;21(3):152-157. Epub 2018 Jul 6.

b Department of Basic Biomedical Science, School of Pharmacy with the Division of Laboratory Medicine , Medical University of Silesia , Katowice , Poland.

Pearly penile papules (PPP) are physiological lesions in the epithelium of the corona of the glans penis which extend to its neck. These lesions may also appear on both sides of the frenulum. Although they are not pathological, the lesions frequently cause concern or embarrassment/discomfort in patients. Read More

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October 2019

Urologic Dermatology: a Review.

Curr Urol Rep 2017 Aug;18(8):62

Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA.

Purpose Of Review: Genital dermatology represents a challenge to many providers. Though dermatologic lesions involving the genitalia may present to any of a number of practices, ranging from primary care to urology, gynecology, and dermatology, few training programs provide significant training regarding the diagnosis and management of genital dermatologic lesions. The purpose of this review is to provide urologists with an overview of common genital dermatological lesions that may be encountered in a clinic. Read More

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An approach to venerophobia in males.

Indian J Sex Transm Dis AIDS 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

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Pearly penile papules.

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2017 Jan-Feb;83(1):125-126

Department of Dermatology, St. Vincent's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

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[Dermatological diseases of the male genital tract].

Authors:
F-M Köhn

Hautarzt 2016 Oct;67(10):793-805

Andrologicum München, Burgstr. 7, 80331, München, Deutschland.

During complete inspection of skin a variety of penile skin alterations may be found. Not all dermatological findings have clinical relevance. Pearly papules and heterotopic sebaceous glands are physiological variations. Read More

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October 2016

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

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January 2017

Diagnosis and Management of Pearly Penile Papules.

Am J Mens Health 2018 05 16;12(3):624-627. Epub 2016 Jun 16.

1 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

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[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

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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

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February 2016

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

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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

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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

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Atypical pearly penile papules mimicking primary syphilis.

Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 2014 ;22(4):311-2

Ana Isabel Gouveia Clínica Universitária de Dermatologia Hospital de Santa Maria, Av. Professor EGas Mini,z 1649-035 Lisbon, Portugal;

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October 2016

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

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Pearly penile papules.

J Pediatr 2014 Aug 21;165(2):409. Epub 2014 Apr 21.

Toronto Dermatology Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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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

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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

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Erbium: yttrium-aluminium-garnet (Er:YAG) laser treatment of penile pearly papules.

Authors:
Ján Baumgartner

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

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