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Case Reports
August 1973

Penile Venereal Edema

Author Affiliations

USA, Bangkok, Thailand
From the US Army Hospital and US Diplomatic Mission Medical Unit, Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Wilde is now with Veterans Administration Hospital, Roseburg, Ore.

Arch Dermatol. 1973;108(2):263. doi:10.1001/archderm.1973.01620230059022

A friction injury of the penis, venereal in origin, is described. Usually occurring in circumcised individuals, it appears several hours after repeated vigorous intercourse with a passive partner. No treatment is needed.