Top 10 Clinical Trends for August 2015

Ryan Syrek

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August 21, 2015

#5 Clinical Trend: Pearly Penile Papules

Each month, a term trends for no clear reason. Last month’s “mystery term” was “thrombosed hemorrhoid.” Dr. Jeanette Cloutier suggested that the term may have trended due to seasonal conditions, with summer months resulting in higher dehydration and subsequent constipation. Thanks, Dr. Cloutier! If you have a guess as to why “pearly penile papules” would trend this month, please comment on this article.

For more in-depth clinical information, see Pearly Penile Papules.

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