A year-old man had overflow incontinence due to cauda equina syndrome. He applied condom as a urine receptacle without any medical consultation to prevent wetness. The condom was fastened to the penile shaft with two rubber bands figure 1 and was periodically emptied. The glans was normal figure 2 B. Skin changes included widespread hypopigmentation and a single ulcer figure 2 A. Suprapubic catheterisation was performed and the patient was advised to apply compressive dressing with glycerine, antibiotic and anti-inflammatory agents.
Giant scrotal elephantiasis of inflammatory etiology: a case report
Chronic Lymphedema–Elephantiasis of Penis | SpringerLink
Lymphatic Filariasis pp Cite as. After the chronic lymphedema—elephantiasis of lower extremity and that of scrotum, it is the next common type of chronic lymphedema—elephantiasis Fig. It is a disease of integuments of penis as the erectile tissue of the glans and shaft cannot be affected as there are no lymphatics in these parts of penis. Skip to main content. Advertisement Hide. Chronic Lymphedema—Elephantiasis of Penis.
Elephantiasis of the penis and scrotum. A review of 350 cases.
Lymphogranuloma inguinale, which was first described by Nicolas, Favre and Durand 1 in , has received sufficient recognition in the literature, so that the diagnosis of an acute case in the male should be a matter of little difficulty. Though late complications are commonly identified in the female in the form of anorectal syphiloma, esthiomene chronic ulcers of the vulva with elephantiasis and, in some cases, high rectal stricture, they have rarely been observed in the male. Barthels and Biberstein 2 reported one case of elephantiasis of the penis and scrotum in which the Frei reaction was positive.
Metrics details. Scrotal lymphedema is rare outside endemic filariasis regions in Africa and Asia. It is of variable origin in the western world. We present a case of a year-old European man with massive elephantiasis of the scrotum attributed to chronic inflammation of the lower urinary tract caused by urinary outlet obstruction and diabetes mellitus.