Korean J Urol.  2004 Mar;45(3):297-298.

Verruciform Xanthoma of the Penis

Affiliations
  • 1Institute of Urology, Peking University, Beijing, China.
  • 2Department of Pathology, Veterans Administration Hospital, Busan, Korea.
  • 3Department of Urology, College of Medicine, Pusan National University, Busan, Korea.

Abstract

Verruciform xanthoma is an uncommon benign lesion. The most common presentation occurs in the oral cavity; however, it has also been described in other sites, especially the penis. Herein is reported the first case of verruciform xanthoma of the penis in China, the fourteenth case in the literature. Clinically, genital verruciform xanthoma is often confuses with papillomas, verrucous carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas, and therefore a histopathological diagnosis is necessary.

Keyword

Xanthoma; Penis; Histology
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