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balanoposthitis

 [bal″ah-no-pos-thi´tis]
inflammation of glans penis and prepuce.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

balanoposthitis

Inflammation of the glans of the penis and of the foreskin (prepuce).
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Out of total 178 STI patients, the commonest STI were balanoposthitis (36.5%, n= 65) followed by genital scabies (17.4%, n=31), genital herpes (10.7%, n= 19), venereal warts (8.4%, n= 15), nongonococcal urethritis (7.9%, n= 14) and chancroid (6.7%, n= 12).
All males with balanoposthitis must be screened for diabetes.
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.
Balanoposthitis had an incidence of 0.86%; this was slightly lower than the prevalence reported for ulcerative balanoposthitis in feral male goats (1.1%) [7].
3 patients were diagnosed as having chancroid and 1 patient presented with donovanosis; 5 patients presented with candidal balanoposthitis and three presented with 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.
An earlier study done in Manipur by Brajachand et al (12) has shown balanoposthitis (27.4%) to be the commonest STD followed by NGU (14.5%) and genital warts (13.5%).
Of the nonherpetic genital ulcers, most of the cases were due to candidal balanoposthitis (43.69%) followed by syphilis (36.13%), chancroid (8.40%), granuloma inguinale (2.52%), lymphogranuloma venereum (1.68%) and mixed infection (15.12%).
Genital examination revealed herpetic lesions and balanoposthitis. Fig: 1, 2.
The various candidial infections observed were, candidial vulvovaginitis in 1 patient and Candidial balanoposthitis in 1 patient.
balanoposthitis), repeated catheterization or forceful foreskin retraction.
(Table 5) Among the fungal infections, candidiasis was the most common with 65(43.33%) patients affected by it, of which oral candidiasis accounted for 50(33.33%) patients followed by genital(vulvovaginal and balanoposthitis)affecting 14 patients (9.33%) and 1 patient of candidal paronychia.