Syphilitic Balanitis of Follmann, A Rare Case Report

  • Pooja Agarwal Department of Dermatology, Shardaben Hospital, NHL Medical Hospital
  • Ashish Jagati Department of Dermatology, Shardaben Hospital and NHL Medical College
  • Priyanka Vadher Department of Dermatology, Shardaben Hospital, NHL Medical Hospital
  • Malay Chaudhary Department of Dermatology, Shardaben Hospital, NHL Medical Hospital
Keywords: Balanitis, Syphillis, Syphilitic balanitis of Follmann

Abstract

Syphilitic balanitis of Follmann is a rare presentation of primary syphilis. It can occur before or after the appearance of primary chancre and some time without any associated primary chancre. We are reporting a case of syphilitic balanitis of Follmann, in a 23 years old heterosexual male, who presented with balanitis associated with single indurated lesion over coronal sulcus and few superficial ulcers over prepuce.

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Author Biographies

Pooja Agarwal, Department of Dermatology, Shardaben Hospital, NHL Medical Hospital

Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, SCL Hospital, N.H.L. Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujurat, India

 

Ashish Jagati, Department of Dermatology, Shardaben Hospital and NHL Medical College

Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Shardaben Hospital and NHL Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Priyanka Vadher, Department of Dermatology, Shardaben Hospital, NHL Medical Hospital

Resident, Department of Dermatology,  Shardaben Hospital, NHL Medical Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujurat India

Malay Chaudhary, Department of Dermatology, Shardaben Hospital, NHL Medical Hospital

Resident, Department of Dermatology, Shardaben Hospital, NHL Medical Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujurat, India

Published
2021-04-02
How to Cite
Agarwal, P., Jagati, A., Vadher, P., & Chaudhary, M. (2021). Syphilitic Balanitis of Follmann, A Rare Case Report. Nepal Journal of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology, 19(1), 71-73. https://doi.org/10.3126/njdvl.v19i1.26767
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Case Reports