Angiokeratoma of Fordyce

Case report


M.S. Belhaj, A.J. Kanwar, A. Majid, Ali M. Bogrein

Department of Dermatology. Faculty of Medicine. University of Garyounis, Benghazi, S.P.L.A.J.

Garyounis Medical Journal Vol 5, No.2. July 1982: 99-100


Angiokeratoma of Fordyce it characterized by multiple bright red, vascular papules on the scrotum. These are usually asymptomatic but in some patients there may be itching, soreness and episodes of bleeding, severe at times. Described by Fordyce in 1896, the disease is rare. A case recently seen by us is being presented.

Keywords: Angiokeratoma of Fordyce