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Summer Penile Syndrome

PEM Currents returns with a second episode focusing on a rather “private” matter. Summer penile syndrome is a hypersensitivity reaction  to an insect bite (usually a chigger) that causes pruritis and edema to the skin of the penile shaft. This episode reviews the diagnosis and management of this surprisingly common clinical entity.

By bradsobo

Brad Sobolewski, MD, MEd is an Associate Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine and an Associate Director for the Pediatric Residency Training Program at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. He is on Twitter @PEMTweets and authors the Pediatric Emergency Medicine site PEMBlog and produces and hosts the PEM Currents: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Podcast.

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