Primary cavernous hemangioma of the glans penis with balanitis xerotica obliterans: a case report

Authors

  • Priyanku Pratik Sarma Department of Urology, Dispur Hospital, Guwahati, Assam, India
  • Manharsinh Rajput Department of Urology, Dispur Hospital, Guwahati, Assam, India
  • Pallavi Deka Department of Pathology, Dispur Hospital, Guwahati, Assam, India
  • Sharwan Kumar Singhania Department of Urology, Dispur Hospital, Guwahati, Assam, India
  • Phanindra Mohan Deka Department of Urology, Dispur Hospital, Guwahati, Assam, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20214399

Keywords:

Primary cavernous hemangioma of the glans penis, Balanitis xerotica obliterans, Case report

Abstract

The uniqueness of this case is in its rarity and divergent presentation. Here, we report a case of 61 years old diabetic male who presented with painless swelling on the glans penis for the past 6 months along with bleeding from the mass and difficulty to pass urine for 1 month. Examination revealed solid, mass arising from the tip of glans with non-retractile, indurated prepuce. No clinically palpable lymphadenopathy was present. Dorsal slit was performed and mass excised. Histopathology examination revealed cavernous hemangioma. Primary cavernous hemangioma of glans penis is very rare but challenging for urologists to diagnose and manage such cases.

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Published

2021-10-28

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