Non-venereal Gangrene of Penis
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Patnaik R, Rao RN. Non-venereal Gangrene of Penis. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1967;33:101-103
AbstractGangrenous balanitis occurring as a complication of venereal ulcers specially chancroid, is not uncommon in the venereal disease pratice in South India. Fusiform bacilli and non- syphilitic spirochetes can usually be isolated from such lesions. The following case, however, is of interest because phagedena, developing out of a clear sky without sexual exposure, involved the entire shaft penis within 12 days.