balanitis

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Related to Balanitis xerotica obliterans: paraphimosis, phimosis, balanoposthitis, Peyronie's disease

balanitis

(ˌbæləˈnaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) med inflammation of the glans penis, usually due to infection
[from New Latin balanus, from Greek balanos acorn + -itis]
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Noun1.balanitis - inflammation of the head of the penis
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

bal·a·ni·tis

n. balanitis, infl. del glande gen. acompañada de infl. del prepucio.

balanitis

n balanitis f
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When a redo urethroplasty is required, the degree of postoperative scarring and the possibility of balanitis xerotica obliterans (BXO) may dictate reoperative management.
Gravell, who told the court he worked in his spare time as a volunteer for HM Coastguard and the RNLI, argued he had a skin disease called balanitis xerotica obliterans, which made sexual intercourse painful and led to him having no interest in pornography.
Medical indications for circumcision include recurrent urinary tract infections, severe balanoposthitis, balanitis xerotica obliterans, vesicoureteral reflux, paraphimosis, and children with neuropathic bladders in whom intermittent catheterization is required (Steadman & Ellsworth, 2006).
Lichen sclerosus is also known as vulvar dystrophy, lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, kraurosis vulvae, hypoplastic dystrophy, and balanitis xerotica obliterans, depending on its anatomic location.