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Carcinoma (?). Presented by Dr. David Bloom for Dr. C. H. Martin.
This white man, aged 49, born in the United States, presents on the glans penis a firm, whitish, warty lesion which extends into the meatus. It started eight months ago with a small warty lesion near the meatus and spread until it involved the whole glans penis, destroying it partly. In the right groin there are firm glands the size of a hazelnut. In order to study the whole lesion, the prepuce has been split dorsally. Histologically the lesion was reported by Dr. Riordan to be a granuloma.
Dr. J. Frank Fraser: On clinical grounds, my diagnosis is carcinoma. Another biopsy should be made.Dr. George C. Andrews: The condition is characteristic of papillary carcinoma of the glans penis. The age of the patient, the firmness of the lesion, the elevated border, the papillary appearance and the enlarged
Traub EF, Spiegel L. NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILIS. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1934;29(6):932–941. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/archderm.1934.01460120129017
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