Zoon's balanitis: presentation of 15 patients, five treated with a carbon dioxide laser

@article{Retamar2003ZoonsBP,
  title={Zoon's balanitis: presentation of 15 patients, five treated with a carbon dioxide laser},
  author={Roberto Adri{\'a}n Retamar and Mar{\'i}a Cristina Kien and Edgardo N{\'e}stor Chouela},
  journal={International Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2003},
  volume={42}
}
Background Zoon's balanitis is a chronic erosive process of the penis. The lesions are refractory to conservative topical and some surgical therapy, and frequently require circumcision as a curative measure. 
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This case report describes the first reported successful use of the carbon dioxide laser in the defocused mode to vaporize the chronic penile erosions of Zoon's balanitis. Expand
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The study of seven cases successfully treated by circumcision ofoon's balanitis affecting parts of the glans penis and prepuce, usually considered refractory to treatment is reported. Expand
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This case report describes the first reported successful use of the carbon dioxide laser in the defocused mode to vaporize the chronic penile erosions of Zoon's balanitis. Expand
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One case of plasma-cell balanitis of Zoon is reported. An excellent therapeutic result was obtained by means of the circumcision. A review of the disease is made, with special attention in theExpand
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A patient is presented with a recalcitrant penile lesion which demonstrated the clinical and histologic features of the balanitis originally described by Zoon. The status of this disease and itsExpand
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A 44-year-old male presented after having blood-staining of his underclothes for 5 months and upon examination, the glans showed a red, moist plaque, and the biopsy showed plasma cell balanitis. Expand
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The present findings suggest that this condition is not‘a nonspecific inflammatory response but is related to immediate hypersensitivity. Expand
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The clinical and histopathological features of nineteen cases of Zoon's balanitis and a comparable lesion of the vulva have been reviewed and recognition of these features should allow simple differentation from premalignant, infective and other inflammatory penile lesions which may be more responsive to treatment. Expand
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