Balanitis xerotica obliterans – a review

  title={Balanitis xerotica obliterans – a review},
  author={Sakti Das and Hari Siva Gurunadha Rao Tunuguntla},
  journal={World Journal of Urology},
Balanitis xerotica obliterans (BXO) is a scarcely known disease, wrongly considered rare. With a high degree of suspicion and histologic examination, the condition will prove to be much more frequent than one generally believes. The etiology of the condition is unknown at present. Many cases of BXO occurring after circumcision may be cases of secondary phimosis due to BXO not being recognized at the time of surgery. Most of the cases of BXO are seen in the third to fifth decades of life, even… CONTINUE READING


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