Pearly Penile Papules removal

couronne perlée du gland

The penile papules are small protuberances located at the level of the crown of the glans whose dimensions vary between 1-3 mm.

They are present in the 15-50% of men, more common in uncircumcised men. There is no relationship to personal hygiene or sexual activity.

These lesions are harmless and non-contagious. Their treatment is only aesthetic. The recurrences are frequent, the lesions are reformed after a few years.


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The principle is to coagulate and destroy the lesions by heating them by electric current. A kind of little needle is placed in the center of the lesion.

After effects

Small crusts are visible for a few days.
Pool, sauna and steam room are to be avoided for a week.
Sexual activity is possible once healing is complete.
Healing creams will be prescribed to accelerate healing.

CO2 or erbium ablatif laser

Vaporization of the lesion is done by  light. The laser beam is directed at the lesion and destroys it instantly.

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Carbon dioxide therapy (carboxytherapy). Skin rejuvenation.The procedure is performed on the back of the patient.

Dry snow

Dry ice is used in dermatological therapy for destructive purposes. In contact with the lesion the low temperature of this gas (-78 ° C) allows the ablation of the lesion.



During preliminaries, I was very embarrassed with these small lumps on my glans. Doctor Romano burned them.


The aspect of my glans was an object of great discomfort in my intimacy. I took the decision to consult Doctor Romano for a treatment, I’m delighted with the result. I highly recommend her.


I consulted Doctor Romano because I have always had small bumps on my glans. She said it was the pearly penile papules. The result was excellent.


I was always ashamed of my glans because of the presence of small lumps. I consulted Doctor Romano. In one session, everything had disappeared. Pleased.


Written by Valeria Romano

Former intern at the Hospitals of Paris Graduate of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Paris 7 – Paris Diderot Registered with the medical board of Paris, n° 75/80452 More informations

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