Balanitis in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: A Rare Etiology and Unusual Presentation

  title={Balanitis in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: A Rare Etiology and Unusual Presentation},
  author={Aditya Jandial and Kundan Mishra and Pradeep Tomar and Deepesh P. Lad and Gaurav Prakash and Alka Rani Khadwal and Neelam Varma and Subhash Chander Varma and Pankaj Malhotra},
  journal={Indian Journal of Hematology and Blood Transfusion},
An 18-year-old virgin boy, belonging to a poor socioeconomic background and a diagnosed case of acute lymphoblastic leukemia on induction chemotherapy (Day-25), presented with painful swelling of glans penis with nocturnal exacerbation. He was afebrile. He had history of circumcision during early infancy. Examination revealed stark balanitis along with erythematous, scaly, papular lesions on penile shaft, scrotal skin, trunk, and bilateral upper and lower limbs (Fig. 1a, b). Web spaces of hands… 
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