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Squamous cell carcinoma in long-standing untreated lichen sclerosus et atrophicus of the penis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12053035     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus is an uncommon disease of skin and genital mucosa in both sexes. Involvement of the male genital mucosa is usually complicated by recurrent balanoposthitis, ulceration, phimosis, and meatal stenosis. The development of a squamous cell carcinoma is extremely rare in genital lichen sclerosus et atrophicus in males as compared with females. We report a 70-year-old male with a squamous cell carcinoma of the glans superimposed on long-standing lichen sclerosus et atrophicus of glans and prepuce. The patient in addition had a basal cell carcinoma on his face. Awareness of this rare complication of lichen sclerosus et atrophicus in males is emphasized.
Authors:
Amrinder J Kanwar; Gurvinder P Thami; Sukhjot Kaur; Harsh Mohan; Ashok K Attri; Charandeep Kaur
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urologia internationalis     Volume:  68     ISSN:  0042-1138     ISO Abbreviation:  Urol. Int.     Publication Date:  2002  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-06-07     Completed Date:  2003-02-25     Revised Date:  2006-10-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417373     Medline TA:  Urol Int     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  291-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2002 S. Karger AG, Basel
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India. gmcchd@ch1.dot.net.in
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / etiology*,  pathology
Humans
Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus / complications*,  pathology
Male
Penile Diseases / complications*,  pathology
Penile Neoplasms / etiology*,  pathology

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