Overview introduction of the glans diseases

Overview introduction of the glans diseases 1. Pearly penile papule

During the clinic work, often young males visit hospital for treatment because of glans grow on a row or several small papules, and they worry that is a tumor, and some fear of a venereal disease. In the medical advisory letter, this kind of cases is also a lot and they described very specific as below that the rash of small grain size, similar with the surrounding skin color, although there is no impact on neither painful nor itching, no impact on urinary and sexual life, but this situation is caused high psychological pressure.

In fact, the disease is neither a tumor nor a venereal disease. Medical experts have done pathological sections have confirmed that the structure is normal connective tissue hyperplasia. In medicine, it was named as "pearly penile papules."

The etiology of pearly penile papules is not clear, and it mainly depend on the distribution of the location and shape of the rash. There is no specific treatment for this disease and there is no need for treatment. The most important thing for a person suffering from this disease is to recognize the disease and free it from fear and anxiety. The disease has no effect on the health and physiological functions of the penis.

2. Leukoplakia

The glans area may appear some white area with different shapes, some is totally white color, and some is not pure white, smooth surface without neither painful nor itching, furthermore often the around skin will be more color deepened than normal.

This disease has no special treatment, but it often will cure itself.

Because the glans leukoplakia is related to the foreskin chronic irritation, and the leukoplakia has the possibility to become worse, so the people suffering with phimosis or foreskin long penis, should be circumcised as soon as possible when appear glans leukoplakia.

3. Proliferative erythema

The appearance is the glans glowing a single or a few erythema, which can be round, ring or irregular shape. The boundary is clear, and slightly higher and harder than the around parts, and the surface is bright. Sometimes there is erosion, crusting, or papillary hyperplasia. The disease can remain unchanged for many years and may also become cancerous.

The etiology of proliferative erythema is unknown, but it mainly occurs in the patients with longer penis foreskin, so it is considered to be related to the redundant prepuce and the stimulation of the foreskin calculus. There are records show that a few patients with this problem, of which a few people disappeared erythema after apply circumcision. Therefore, patients with this disease should be routinely removed prepuce. There is no definite opinion on the treatment of proliferative erythema. Some scholars advocate excising the foreskin and observing it closely; some doctors advocate freezing or irradiating the lesion with X ray.

In addition, the disease is also known as erythema hyperplasia or red hypertrophy disease. When you find the glans have erythema patients, you should pay more attention and visit hospital for treatment.

4. Cutaneous horn

The glans penis glow the ox horn shaped bulge as a match rod or chopstick, which is brown or brownish gray, and the texture is hard. It is believed that this is the neoplasm formed of epidermal keratinocytes on the basis of inflammation of the glans penis. The cutaneous horn is considered a precancerous lesion.

The features of the skin horn are prominent and the diagnosis is not difficult. The treatment was local resection. It should be noted that patients suffering from this problem should seek medical treatment as soon as possible. Do not be embarrassed or try to remove them from yourself so as not to aggravate the condition or delay the diagnosis and treatment, which may lead to serious consequences.

5. Vascular edema

Overview introduction of the glans diseasesJust like hives, it is an acute allergic reaction of the glans penis to food, drugs, or insect bites. This disease can happen in glans only, also can produce with nettle rash at the same time. The child is easy to suffer from glans edema, showing the glans wrapping is high edema, be like big blister. But it does not affect urination. The disease often occurs at night, with no obvious itching or systemic discomfort. It can subside spontaneously in a few days.

The glans penis foreskin vascular edema diagnosis is simple, treatment is also easy. You should pay attention to keep the local clean and dry, and when necessary.

6. Fixed drug eruption

Often due to oral sulfonamides, barbiturates, antipyretic analgesics, the medicine in a day, or even a few minutes suddenly happen. The appearance of this disease is there appear a round or oval plaque at the glans, and the size is not certain, the central is showing purple red swelling, and red color around, and may have itching or burning sensation. Seriously, the central rapid development of blisters, broken after the formation of wet rotten surface, after more than 10 days to heal, and more with pigmentation, it takes months to a year to gradually subside. Later, every time the patient received the sensitizing drug, the rash of the affected area would recur, and the area will become larger and larger.

It is not difficult to diagnose the disease. It is easy to diagnose the patient who has taken the medicine history and the above symptoms, especially the recurrence history.

Fixed drug eruption prevention is more important than treatment. Patients should keep in mind the drugs they are allergic to and should take the initiative when they see a doctor and never use them again. Once the disease appear should immediately stop taking the allergenic drugs.

7. Tinea cruris

Common in the hips and upper thighs, but often invades to the penis. Beginning with small lump, itching, and then expanded to form an edge of the ring raised, central flat circular or pleomorphic lesions, common desquamation.

Tinea cruris is a fungal infection, and it is not difficult to diagnosis according to symptom. When in doubt, it can scrape the skin lesions a little dander, under the microscope to find the fungal hyphae, which is helpful to the diagnosis.

The skin of the penis is thin and tender, the treatment cannot be used to too strong stimulate drugs, generally available for external use of Clotrimazole Ointment, the effect is better.

8. Tuberculous eruption

Often occurs in the glans, was light red small pimple, neither painful nor itching. Sometimes it breaks down, forming small round ulcers, without pus, and gradually scarred and healed. Sometimes it can merge skin tuberculosis rash. It shows many rash on the limbs, back and neck. It is easy to be misdiagnosed as acne, folliculitis or cyst. The rash can be absorbed, but each rash generally about 20-30 days to heal.

Tuberculosis of the glans of the penis can be diagnosed according to the characteristics of the rash, the history of tuberculosis or tuberculosis in the patient, and the typical skin rash of other parts. It should be noted that this kind tuberculous erution is caused by an allergic reaction of the skin to other foci of tuberculosis, which do not contain TB bacilli in its own.

Tuberculosis rash should be treated with oral anti tuberculosis drugs, patients should not be treated without permission, and doctors should be given guidance medication.

9. Condyloma acuminatum

This disease is often appear 3 weeks after -8 months after sexual contact, and the lesions located in the penis glans, coronary sulcus, foreskin frenulum, urethral orifice and so on, showing a soft papillary flesh, gray, yellow or pink color, easily bleeding when contact. It can be single, or dense cluster, a bit like vegetable broccoli. Treatment requires cryotherapy or laser therapy.

10. Molluscum contagiosum

It is often appear after 2-7 weeks after sexual contact, and it is a hemispherical papule of 3-6 millimeters in diameter, with a central fovea like an umbilicus. If squeezed papules, can be squeezed out of white cheese like substance. Treatment with a sharp curette, then coated with iodine or carbolic acid, and hemostasis, and can also use cryotherapy.

11. Mould sex glans phlogistic

Caused by a fungus called Candida, which usually occurs in patients who have been circumcised and whose glans is red and has small pustules or papules on the surface. Clotrimazole or ketoconazole can be used and the lesion site is coated with Clotrimazole Ointment.

12. Psoriasis

It can only occur in the penis part, so it is not easy to identify, showing a clear edge of erythema papula on the head of the penis, no peculiar general psoriasis silvery scales. Hydrocorti-sone Ointment can be painted outside to control the condition.

13. Villous papilloma

At the margin of the coronary sulcus, there is miliary tumor with pink papillary processes arranged in rows. The appearance is much more prominent and rigid when it is erect. Usually without pain and discomfort, but in sexual life can damage the woman’s vaginal mucosa. Local excision is necessary for the treatment.

14. Glans foreskin inflammation

This is one of the highest incidence of glans foreskin disease. Almost all patients have phimosis or redundant prepuce. Between the glans and the long foreskin, the shedding of epithelial cells, glands, and preputial bacteria forms a warm, moist bacterial medium, and once bacteria enter, can cause inflammation.

The beginning appearance of glans foreskin inflammation of visible glans and wrapping surface edema, hyperemia, redness and wound around the urethra, erosion, and can develop into the superficial ulcer, have purulent outflow, patient consciousness penis head itching or burning sensation, then pain. After discharge, fester smell. Severe cases can also be characterized by asthenia, low fever, inguinal lymph node enlargement, and tenderness.

Treatment of glans foreskin inflammation: Potassium Permanganate 1:5000 available for local immersion bath glans, morning or night each time.


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