balanitis circinata

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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
See also: balanitis
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Miscellaneous group included four cases of papulonecrotic tuberculide, two cases each of lichen sclerosus, herpes zoster and bullous pemphigoid, and one case each of trauma during sexual activity, Behcet's disease, circinate balanitis, pemphigus vulgaris and Stevens-Johnson syndrome.
11 Cayenne pepper spots are characteristic of Zoon's balanitis, while white grayish "geographical" lesions with white margins suggest circinate balanitis.
Differential diagnosis of this disease entity include moniliasis, wart, psoriasis penile horn, circinate balanitis, erythroplasia of Queyrat, squamous cell epithelioma and verrucous carcinoma (10,11,12).
The mucocutaneous lesions of Reiter's syndrome are keratoderma blennorrhagica, circinate balanitis, and painless oral ulcers.
Miscellaneous group included four cases of papulonecrotic tuberculide, two cases each of lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, herpes zoster and bullous pemphigoid, and one case each of trauma during sexual activity, Behcet disease, circinate balanitis, pemphigus vulgaris and Stevens-Johnson syndrome.