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Aust Fam Physician. 2013 May;42(5):270-4.

Penile appearance, lumps and bumps.

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Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, Carlton, Victoria, Australia. VRane@mshc.org.au

Abstract

BACKGROUND:

Even after a thorough examination it can be difficult to distinguish a normal penile anatomical variant from pathology needing treatment.

OBJECTIVE:

This article aims to assist diagnosis by outlining a series of common penile anatomical variants and comparing them to common pathological conditions.

DISCUSSION:

The problems considered include pearly penile papules, penile sebaceous glands (Fordyce spots), Tyson glands, angiokeratomas of the scrotum, lymphocoele, penile warts, molluscum contagiosum, folliculitis and scabies.

PMID:
23781523
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