The Male Genitalia: the Role of the Narrator in Psychiatric Notes, 1890-1990, v. 2, First Series, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Male Genitalia

the Role of the Narrator in Psychiatric Notes, 1890-1990, v. 2, First Series, 1st Edition

By Manu Shah, Ariyaratne DeSilva

CRC Press

152 pages

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Description

Medical problems of the male genitals are extremely common and male health is assuming a new importance as men are increasingly recognising the need to look after their bodies. The rates of sexually transmitted infections are rising rapidly in many countries, including a dramatic increase in HIV infection and the recent resurgence of syphilis.Patients with genital disease often present to their general practitioner, sexual health clinics, dermatology departments and urology clinics, and this quick reference guide aids easy diagnosis.Fully illustrated, with colour photographs, this is the ideal volume for anyone dealing with men with genital rashes, skin lesions and sexually transmitted diseases. It covers, in detail, the broad area of male genital disease encompassing dermatology and genito-urinary medicine.

Table of Contents

Anatomy and normal variants, history taking and basic examination. Pubic hair and groin problems. Genital itching. Problems with the foreskin. Lesions and lumps. The red glans penis. Disorders of pigmentation. Genital ulcers and blisters. Penile discharge and dysuria. HIV and AIDS. Common skin conditions affecting the genitals. Psychological and psychiatric disorders.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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MEDICAL / General