|IMAGES IN CLINICAL PRACTICE
|Year : 2017 | Volume
| Issue : 1 | Page : 125-126
Pearly penile papules
Sewon Hwang, Gyong Moon Kim
Department of Dermatology, St. Vincent's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea
|Date of Web Publication||2-Dec-2016|
Gyong Moon Kim
Department of Dermatology, St. Vincent's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Jungbu-daero 93, Paldal-gu, Suwon-si, 442-723, Seoul
Republic of Korea
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Hwang S, Kim GM. Pearly penile papules. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2017;83:125-6
A 20-year-old man with no significant medical history presented with an 8-year history of multiple papules on the glans of his circumcised penis and had been diagnosed as condyloma acuminata.
Clinical examination showed multiple 1–2 mm, smooth, dome-shaped, skin-colored papules in a single or double row along the corona of the glans penis. No ulcers or inguinal lymphadenopathy was noted. Dermoscopy demonstrated whitish pink tiny papules in a few rows with central dotted vessels [Figure 1]. A diagnosis of pearly penile papules was made. We explained the benign nature of these lesions to the patient and no treatment was required.
|Figure 1: Multiple whitish pink tiny papules in a few rows with central dotted vessels|
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