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July 1975

Nonvenereal Sclerosing Lymphangitis of the Penis

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Communicable Diseases, Massachusetts Department of Public Health; Boston University School of Medicine; Massachusetts General, University, and Boston City Hospitals; Department of Dermatology and Syphilology, Boston Dispensary, Boston; Tufts University School of Medicine, Medford, Mass; Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Mass.

Arch Dermatol. 1975;111(7):902-903. doi:10.1001/archderm.1975.01630190092012

Sclerosing lymphangitis of the penis with a purplish, cord-like structure, singular or multiple around the coronal sulcus, appears 24 to 48 hours after sexual relations. There is edema of the glans penis and coronal area, which is doughy and plastic. The condition is self-limited.

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