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penile cysts

Monday 29 December 2014

cysts of the penis

Cysts arising in the penis are uncommon and can be found anywhere from the urethral meatus to the root of the penis involving glans, foreskin or shaft.


- median raphe cyst of the penis
- dermoid cyst
- epidermal inclusion cyst
- steatocystoma
-  cysts of lymphatic origin


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- Garcia Serrado, D., Dominguez Hinarejos, C., Martinez Verdu, M. et al. [Parameatal urethral cysts. 3 new paediatric cases and literature review]. Actas Urol Esp. 2007; 31: 61–63

- Cardoso, R., Freitas, J.D., Reis, J.P. et al. Median raphe cyst of the penis. Dermatol Online J. 2005; 11: 37

- Dini, M., Baroni, G., and Colafranceschi, M. Median raphe cyst of the penis: a report of two cases with immunohistochemical investigation. Am J Dermatopathol. 2001; 23: 320–324

- Lezcano, C., Chaux, A., Velazquez, E.F. et al. Urothelial cysts of the foreskin: morphological and immunohistochemical characterization [Abstract]. Mod Pathol. 2015;