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Case of the Week

2021-35/ August 30

Contributors:  Maiara Ferreira de Souza, Nathanael de Freitas Pinheiro Jr., Daniel Athanazio

A man in his 80s sought medical attention due to balanopreputial adhesions. He underwent phimosis surgery 13 years before and had a long history of recurrent balanoposthitis. At surgery, adhesions were removed, and there was no intraoperative impression of carcinoma.  Images refer to foreskin biopsy. The patient had no history of diabetes mellitus or penicillamine intake. 

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5 photo(s) Updated on: August 28, 2021


1.  In this particular area, what is the diagnosis?

a.    Lichen sclerosus

b.    Lichen sclerosus + Nevus elasticus

c.     Amyloidosis

d.    Fibrous scar

e.    Scleroderma

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