Penile discharge

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Penile discharge
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This male presented with a purulent penile discharge due to gonorrhea with an overlying penile pyodermal lesion. Pyoderma involves the formation of a purulent skin lesion, in this case located on the glans penis, and overlying the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea.[1]

Penile discharge is fluid that comes from the urethra at the end of the penis.[2] This may occur with infections due to gonorrhea, chlamydia, or trichomoniasis.[3] In gonorrhea the discharge may by white, yellow, or green.[4]

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This male presented discharge commonly found in an early stage of gonorrhea. This is one of the possible symptoms seen in up 90% of males with gonorrhea, usually within 2 to 5 days [5]

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