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Dermatology clinic

A white lesion on the penis

Andrew Lee, Gayle Fischer

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Abstract

Test your diagnostic skills in our regular dermatology quiz. What is this lesion and how should it be managed?

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Case presentation 

A 3-year-old boy presents with a white lesion on his penis associated with dysuria (Figure 1). The lesion is itchy and painful and has been present for four months. He was previously able to retract the foreskin easily but this has become increasingly painful.

Picture credit: ©  James Steidl/Stock.adobe.com

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