Balanitis Circumscripta Plasmacellularis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Nov 18, 2019
  • Author: Elizabeth U Rogozinski, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Other considerations include the following:

  • Erosive lichen planus [17, 18]
  • Erosive balanitis
  • Solitary plasmocytoma
  • Malignant plasma cell tumors in HIV-infected patients [19]
  • Syphilis: In 2007, Babu et al noted primary syphilis presenting as balanitis. [20] Others have also noted primary syphilis being on the differential diagnosis of balanitis circumscripta plasmacellularis. [21]

Differential Diagnoses