Is the association between balanitis xerotica obliterans and penile carcinoma underestimated?

@article{Pietrzak2006IsTA,
  title={Is the association between balanitis xerotica obliterans and penile carcinoma underestimated?},
  author={Peter Pietrzak and Paul Hadway and Cathy M Corbishley and Nicholas A Watkin},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2006},
  volume={98 1},
  pages={74-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of balanitis xerotica obliterans (BXO) in a consecutive series of penile carcinomas in one centre, as BXO is a common penile disease that usually involves the prepuce and glans, and there have been sporadic case reports of the association between BXO and penile carcinoma, although it is uncertain if there is a specific causal relationship. PATIENTS AND METHODS The reported incidence of penile carcinoma in patients with BXO is 2.6-5.8%, leading some to… CONTINUE READING

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