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balanitis xerotica obliterans

A condition characterised by white plaques on the glans penis and prepuce that arises in a background of phimosis, carcinoma in situ or invasive squamous cell carcinoma.

balanitis

(bal?a-nit'is) [ balano- + -itis]
Inflammation of the skin covering the glans penis.

balanitis circinata

A clearly defined, painless red lesion on the skin of the glans penis. It often accompanies polyarthritis and conjunctivitis as part of a triad sometimes seen in Reiter syndrome. See: Reiter syndrome

balanitis circumscripta plasmacellularis

Zoon balanitis.

plasma cell balanitis

Zoon balanitis.

balanitis xerotica obliterans

Abbreviation: BXO
Sclerotic and atrophic patches on the skin of the penis that can cause narrowing of the urinary meatus and phimosis. The cause is chronic balanoposthitis, and the condition is associated with penile lichen sclerosis, e.g., circumcision for phimosis.

Treatment

High-dose topical steroids or long courses of antibiotics are given.


balanitis xerotica obliterans

Abbreviation: BXO
Sclerotic and atrophic patches on the skin of the penis that can cause narrowing of the urinary meatus and phimosis. The cause is chronic balanoposthitis, and the condition is associated with penile lichen sclerosis, e.g., circumcision for phimosis.

Treatment

High-dose topical steroids or long courses of antibiotics are given.

See also: balanitis

Balanitis xerotica obliterans (BXO)

A chronic, progressive, hardening skin inflammation of the penis.
Mentioned in: Phimosis
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AR1032 N15[degrees]/218[degrees] first appeared on the disk on Nov 18 type Bxo. The group was seen on Nov 19 & 20 unchanged but was not seen thereafter.
AR1061 N13[degrees]/232[degrees] formed on the disk just past the central meridian on Apr 5 type Bxo. The group had formed into a small Dso type by the following day with an area of 90 millionths.
AR1073 N13[degrees]/193[degrees] appeared on May 29 type Bxo consisting of 4 small spots.
By the following day the group consisted of 3 small spots type Bxo maintaining its high latitude position.
AR1139 S26[degrees]/233[degrees] appeared in the SE quadrant on Dec 30 type Bxo and declined to a single Axx spot the following day.
By Feb 3 the group had decayed to type Bxo and was not seen thereafter.
AR1188 S25[degrees]/050[degrees] formed on the disk on Apr 8 type Bxo. The group was seen the next day type Axx but then faded on the disk.
The group was not seen on July 2 but re-emerged on July 3 as a Bxo group with 8 small spots, several forming an arc trailing the leader.
AR1280 N12[degrees]/323[degrees] formed on the disk on Aug 27 near the CM, a Bxo type group consisting of 5 small spots.
On subsequent days the number and size of sunspots within this group reduced so that by Sept 6, when the group was last seen nearing the western limb, it was just a Bxo type group.
AR1625 N14[degrees]/341[degrees] was seen on Nov 28 just to the north of AR1623 as two small sunspots type Bxo. By Nov 30 this group had developed to type Dao.
The leader had decayed by Dec 5 when it was seen approaching the NW limb as three faint small sunspots type Bxo.