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Balanoposthitis and Penile Edema: Atypical Manifestations of Primary Syphilis

Roger Rovira-López, Pablo García-Martínez, Gemma Martín-Ezquerra, Ramon M Pujol, Daniel López Aventín
Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2015, 42 (9): 524-5
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The typical finding in primary syphilis stage is a unique, painless chancre with indurated borders. We report a case of primary syphilis presenting as erosive and crusted balanoposthitis with an underlying chancre, penile edema, and bilateral inguinal lymphadenopathy in a heterosexual man.

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