BMJ Case Reports 2018; doi:10.1136/bcr-2018-225930
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Penile cutaneous horn: still an enigma

  1. Gaurav Garg
  1. Department of Urology, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ajay Aggarwal, drajayaggarwal2004{at}
  • Accepted 23 August 2018
  • Published 10 September 2018


A 60-year-old man with history of Johanson’s staged urethroplasty for pan anterior urethral stricture due to lichen sclerosus et atrophicus 3 months previously presented to us with a cutaneous horn over his glans penis. This horn was previously excised superficially, and now had recurred over the same site in the last 1 month. It was initially small in size and then gradually increased to a size of around 2.5 cm (figure 1). The patient had no documents mentioning the histopathology of previously excised horn. The patient had been circumcised in childhood. He had no …

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