Urology>>>>> Penile Cancer
Question 1#

Which of the following is NOT a risk factor for penile carcinoma?

a. Smoking
b. Phimosis
c. Chlamydial infection
d. Exposure to ultraviolet light
e. HPV 16 and 18 infection

Correct Answer is C


Answer C

All the above except chlamydial infection predisposes to SCC of the penis. BXO or lichen sclerosus et atrophicus is now also believed to be a risk factor.