Transudation

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Transudation is passage of serum or other body fluid through a membrane or tissue surface.[1]

The foreskin of the human penis keeps the glans penis moist by transudation.

Excessive washing removes oils and can cause non-specific dermatitis that may be mistaken for balanitis.[2]

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References

  1. REFweb Transudation, Farlex Medical Dictionary. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  2. REFjournal Birley HDL, Walker MM, Luzzi GA, et al. Clinical features and management of recurrent balanitis: Association with atopy and genital washing. Genitourin Med. October 1993; 69(5): 400-3. PMID. PMC. DOI. Retrieved 5 April 2020.