balanoposthitis


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balanoposthitis

 [bal″ah-no-pos-thi´tis]
inflammation of glans penis and prepuce.

bal·a·no·pos·thi·tis

(bal'an-ō-pos-thī'tis), Avoid the mispronunciation bal'an-ō-post-hī'tis.
Inflammation of the glans penis and overlying prepuce.
[balano- + G. posthē, prepuce, + -itis, inflammation]

balanoposthitis

/bal·a·no·pos·thi·tis/ (bal″ah-no-pos-thi´tis) inflammation of the glans penis and prepuce.

balanoposthitis

[bal′ənōposthī′tis]
Etymology: Gk, balanos + posthe, penis, foreskin, itis
a generalized inflammation of the glans penis and prepuce in uncircumcised males, usually caused by poorly retractile foreskin and poor hygiene. It is characterized by soreness, irritation, and discharge, which occur as a complication of bacterial or fungal infection. Smear and culture can determine the causative agent-often a common venereal disease-so that specific antimicrobial therapy can then be instituted. Circumcision may be considered in severe cases. To relieve discomfort, the inflamed area can be irrigated with a warm saline solution several times a day.

balanoposthitis

Urology
Inflammation of the glans penis (balano) and the prepuce (posth). In practice the distinction is rarely made, especially in countries where circumcision is the norm.

Veterinary medicine
Enzootic posthitis (blood, radostits); ulcerative posthitis.

bal·a·no·pos·thi·tis

(bal'ă-nō-pos-thī'tis)
Inflammation of the glans penis and overlying prepuce.
[balano- + G. posthē, prepuce, + -itis, inflammation]

balanoposthitis

Inflammation of the glans of the penis and of the foreskin (prepuce).

balanoposthitis

inflammation of penis and prepuce.

enzootic balanoposthitis
see enzootic balanoposthitis.
infectious balanoposthitis
see enzootic balanoposthitis.
infectious pustular balanoposthitis
the male manifestation of infectious pustular vulvovaginitis caused by bovine herpesvirus 1. It is manifested by the development of pustules and inflammation of the skin of the penis and prepuce, a mucopurulent preputial discharge, and pain of the organ causing the bull to refuse to serve.
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Out of total 178 STI patients, the commonest STI were balanoposthitis (36.
The etiology of balanoposthitis in diabetes is usually infectious.
Most common STI in males was candidial balanoposthitis, and in females was vaginal/cervical discharge (candidial) followed by viral infections like genital herpes and genital warts.
Historically, proponents of neonatal/pediatric circumcision have highlighted the risk of penile cancer in uncircumcised males in addition to hygiene-related issues, such as balanitis (inflammation of the glans alone) and balanoposthitis (inflammation of the glans and foreskin).
paragraph]) Male genital mycotic infections include the following adverse reactions: Balanitis or Balanoposthitis, Balanitis candida, and Genital infection fungal.
Small proportions were constituted by chancroid, donovanosis, candidal balanoposthitis and genital scabies.
Balanoposthitis is due to a wide variety of causes, both infectious and non-infectious, with infection being the most frequent and several microorganisms reported.
Of the nonherpetic genital ulcers, most of the cases were due to candidal balanoposthitis (43.
The various candidial infections observed were, candidial vulvovaginitis in 1 patient and Candidial balanoposthitis in 1 patient.
Involvement of mucous membranes was commonly observed manifesting as keratoconjunctivitis (40 cases) whereas balanoposthitis was uncommon (3 cases).