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Penis and scrotum
Inflammatory lesions
Lichen sclerosus (Balanitis xerotica obliterans)

Reviewer: Antonio Cubilla, M.D. and Alcides Chaux, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 24 July 2014, last major update February 2010
Copyright: (c) 2002-2014, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

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Lichen sclerosus

University of Alabama

AFIP 10-80: perimeatal glans is pearly white
(Atlas of genito-urinary tract disorders 1988)

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Micro description
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Micro images
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Hyperkeratosis of prepuce

Subepithelial fibrosis

Orthokeratotic hyperkeratosis

Hyalinized lamina propria



AFIP images:

10-80B: bandlike subepithelial zone of dense
fibrosis spares the corpus spongiosum

10-80C: lamina propria is
edematous to focally hyalinized



Contributed by Dr. Alcides Chaux and Dr. Antonio Cubilla:

Atypical lichen sclerosus: differentiated penile intraepithelial neoplasia
associated with underlying lichen sclerosus (left bottom field)



Case of the Week #320:

Various images


End of Penis and scrotum > Inflammatory lesions > Lichen sclerosus (Balanitis xerotica obliterans)


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