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January 1970

Society Transactions

Arch Dermatol. 1970;101(1):120-127. doi:10.1001/archderm.1970.04000010122034
Abstract

METROPOLITAN DERMATOLOGIC SOCIETY OF NEW YORK  Nov 21, 1968

Psoriasis or Moniliasis of Penis (Erythroplasia?). Presented by Herbert J. Spoor, MD.  A 73-year-old broker has had a solitary area of erosion on his penis in an area normally protected by the foreskin. The lesion had been present for many years, disappearing at times but recurring with minimal trauma. A clinical diagnosis of psoriasis of the penis was made, but there were no other signs of psoriasis.Cultures have grown pure Candida albicans. For treatment, triamcinolone acetonide (Mycolog) has proved satisfactory, although not curative. Auxiliary treatment has been vitamin B12 by injection and an occasional exposure to 60 R superficial x-ray. Neither had much effect. The lesion is growing very slowly (Fig 1).

Discussion  Dr. Wilbur B. Hurlbut: I do not believe that this patient has erythroplasia of Queyrat. I think that he has a balanitis or possibly psoriasis. I

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