The response of balanitis xerotica obliterans to local steroid application compared with placebo in children.

@article{Kiss2001TheRO,
  title={The response of balanitis xerotica obliterans to local steroid application compared with placebo in children.},
  author={Andr{\'a}s Kiss and Agoston Csontai and L{\'a}szl{\'o} Pir{\'o}t and P{\'e}ter Nyir{\'a}dy and Mikl{\'o}s Merksz and L{\'a}szl{\'o} Kir{\'a}ly},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2001},
  volume={165 1},
  pages={219-20}
}
PURPOSE We evaluated the clinical effectiveness of topical steroid application for balanitis xerotica obliterans in children and analyzed the association of any clinical response with histological findings. MATERIALS AND METHODS Our double-blind, placebo controlled, randomized study included 40 boys in whom balanitis xerotica obliterans was diagnosed clinically by cicatricial phimosis. The severity of phimosis was graded into 4 groups. Patients were randomized to receive the topical… CONTINUE READING

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