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Reiter's disease: Circinate balanitis as alone preceding presentation - Successfully treated with pimecrolimus 1% cream.

Kumar S, Mahajan BB, Ahluwalia RS, Boparai AS - Indian J Sex Transm Dis (2015 Jan-Jun)

Bottom Line: Circinate balanitis, although a common manifestation of reactive arthritis, is usually an associated finding present along with the triad of arthritis, conjunctivitis, and urethritis.It is rarely seen as the only preceding manifestation of reactive arthritis.We hereby report a case of circinate balanitis as alone preceding presentation of reactive arthritis that was successfully treated with topical pimecrolimus 1% cream.

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Affiliation: Department of Dermatology, GGS Medical College, Faridkot, Punjab, India.

ABSTRACT
Circinate balanitis, although a common manifestation of reactive arthritis, is usually an associated finding present along with the triad of arthritis, conjunctivitis, and urethritis. It is rarely seen as the only preceding manifestation of reactive arthritis. We hereby report a case of circinate balanitis as alone preceding presentation of reactive arthritis that was successfully treated with topical pimecrolimus 1% cream.

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Circinate lesions present over glans before treatment
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Figure 1: Circinate lesions present over glans before treatment

Mentions: Examination revealed multiple well-defined superficial erosions of size 0.5–2.5 cm, round to oval in shape with irregular margins, which coalesced at places to form circinate pattern over the glans and under surface of prepuce [Figures 1 and 2]. From the above findings, possibilities of reactive arthritis and genital psoriasis were considered.


Reiter's disease: Circinate balanitis as alone preceding presentation - Successfully treated with pimecrolimus 1% cream.

Kumar S, Mahajan BB, Ahluwalia RS, Boparai AS - Indian J Sex Transm Dis (2015 Jan-Jun)

Circinate lesions present over glans before treatment
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Figure 1: Circinate lesions present over glans before treatment
Mentions: Examination revealed multiple well-defined superficial erosions of size 0.5–2.5 cm, round to oval in shape with irregular margins, which coalesced at places to form circinate pattern over the glans and under surface of prepuce [Figures 1 and 2]. From the above findings, possibilities of reactive arthritis and genital psoriasis were considered.

Bottom Line: Circinate balanitis, although a common manifestation of reactive arthritis, is usually an associated finding present along with the triad of arthritis, conjunctivitis, and urethritis.It is rarely seen as the only preceding manifestation of reactive arthritis.We hereby report a case of circinate balanitis as alone preceding presentation of reactive arthritis that was successfully treated with topical pimecrolimus 1% cream.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Dermatology, GGS Medical College, Faridkot, Punjab, India.

ABSTRACT
Circinate balanitis, although a common manifestation of reactive arthritis, is usually an associated finding present along with the triad of arthritis, conjunctivitis, and urethritis. It is rarely seen as the only preceding manifestation of reactive arthritis. We hereby report a case of circinate balanitis as alone preceding presentation of reactive arthritis that was successfully treated with topical pimecrolimus 1% cream.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus