The penis is the male sex organ. It is part of the urinary and reproductive system in the body. It has a tube called the urethra that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body, and carries semen sperm from the testicles.
A year-old man presented with complaints of painful lesions on his penis and swelling in the left groin that started 10 days ago. He denied fever, chills, night sweats, rashes, dysuria, discharge, testicular pain, or proctitis. His female partner had been diagnosed with chlamydia one year earlier but he has not undergone evaluation.
Penile cancer: a disease in which malignant cancer cells form in the tissues of the penis. Penile cancer is a rare cancer that forms in the penis, the male sex organ that passes sperm and urine from the body. The most common type of penile cancer is squamous cell carcinoma cancer that begins in flat cells in the top layer of the skin.
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In fact, many are more likely to be caused by other conditions. Still, if you have any of them, see a doctor right away so their cause can be found and treated, if needed. The sooner a diagnosis is made, the sooner you can start treatment and the better it is likely to work.
Although anatomically the penis is closely related to the prostate, penile metastasis from prostate cancer is an uncommon phenomenon. These patients usually present late in the course of the disease with wide spread metastasis. We report a patient who presented with a penile mass and inguinal lymphadenopathy.
Lumps and bumps can appear on your penis and nearby groin areas for many reasons. Most of them are really nothing to give a second thought. Read on to learn the 10 most common causes of lumps on your penis and which ones should prompt a trip to a medical professional.
Groin pain and swelling could be red flags for males and potentially indicate many different conditions such as swollen lymph nodes in the groin area or a hernia. It is important to know what these conditions are since they can range from kidney stones to cancers, and to be able to identify when something is wrong. Not only can this be worrisome to any man experiencing abnormal swelling or pain, but depending on the extent of the pain and symptoms could be the reason to see your doctor. The area between the abdomen and thigh — is a hernia.
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