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A case of genital porokeratosis and review of literature.

Ahmed A, Hivnor C - Indian J Dermatol (2015 Mar-Apr)

Bottom Line: We present a case of a 64-year-old uncircumcised male who initially presented to the provider with a 1 year history of a solitary lesion on the glans penis that was clinically diagnosed as porokeratosis of Mabelli.A biopsy on a follow-up visit confirmed provider's clinical suspicion.This article highlights the progression and treatment options for porokeratosis on the male genitalia.

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Affiliation: Departments of Dermatology, San Antonio Uniformed Services Education Consortium, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

ABSTRACT
We present a case of a 64-year-old uncircumcised male who initially presented to the provider with a 1 year history of a solitary lesion on the glans penis that was clinically diagnosed as porokeratosis of Mabelli. A biopsy on a follow-up visit confirmed provider's clinical suspicion. This article highlights the progression and treatment options for porokeratosis on the male genitalia.

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A 1.0 cm, solitary, erythematous annular macule with a more prominent central erythema and atropy
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Figure 1: A 1.0 cm, solitary, erythematous annular macule with a more prominent central erythema and atropy

Mentions: After 12 months, patient returned to the provider with now a 1.0 cm, solitary, erythematous annular macule with a more prominent central erythema and atrophy [Figure 1]. Beside from the increase in size, the collaret of scale appeared unchanged. Histology [Figure 2a and b] revealed a focal lymphocytic infiltrate in the papillary dermis with a discrete area of absent granular zone and dyskeratotic cells in the spinous layer underlying a thin tier of compact column of parakeratotic cells; the cornoid lamella.


A case of genital porokeratosis and review of literature.

Ahmed A, Hivnor C - Indian J Dermatol (2015 Mar-Apr)

A 1.0 cm, solitary, erythematous annular macule with a more prominent central erythema and atropy
© Copyright Policy - open-access
Related In: Results  -  Collection

License
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getmorefigures.php?uid=PMC4372965&req=5

Figure 1: A 1.0 cm, solitary, erythematous annular macule with a more prominent central erythema and atropy
Mentions: After 12 months, patient returned to the provider with now a 1.0 cm, solitary, erythematous annular macule with a more prominent central erythema and atrophy [Figure 1]. Beside from the increase in size, the collaret of scale appeared unchanged. Histology [Figure 2a and b] revealed a focal lymphocytic infiltrate in the papillary dermis with a discrete area of absent granular zone and dyskeratotic cells in the spinous layer underlying a thin tier of compact column of parakeratotic cells; the cornoid lamella.

Bottom Line: We present a case of a 64-year-old uncircumcised male who initially presented to the provider with a 1 year history of a solitary lesion on the glans penis that was clinically diagnosed as porokeratosis of Mabelli.A biopsy on a follow-up visit confirmed provider's clinical suspicion.This article highlights the progression and treatment options for porokeratosis on the male genitalia.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Departments of Dermatology, San Antonio Uniformed Services Education Consortium, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

ABSTRACT
We present a case of a 64-year-old uncircumcised male who initially presented to the provider with a 1 year history of a solitary lesion on the glans penis that was clinically diagnosed as porokeratosis of Mabelli. A biopsy on a follow-up visit confirmed provider's clinical suspicion. This article highlights the progression and treatment options for porokeratosis on the male genitalia.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus