Circinate balanitis

What is Circinate balanitis?

Balanitis circinata (also known as circinate balanitis) is a dermatologic manifestation of reactive arthritis (formerly Reiter's Syndrome) comprising a serpiginous annular dermatitis of the glans penis. Reactive arthritis is characterized by nongonococcal urethritis, conjunctivitis, and arthritis.

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Hi I developed a rash on one side of the head of my penis. This website was my first go to. I was screened for stds when the rash was present and...

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I have 3 red spots on the head of my penis and they have a scaly like crust layer on the top. They have a faint foul smell, they do not hurt and do...

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From the pictures thatyou have sent the condition appears to be called circinate balanitis. This can be cause either by...

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I have large red patches on the head of my penis. They have been there for around 6 months if not more. They are not irritating and are all in...

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Red patch on head of penis

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