granuloma inguinale

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granuloma inguinale:

see sexually transmitted diseasesexually transmitted disease
(STD) or venereal disease,
term for infections acquired mainly through sexual contact. Five diseases were traditionally known as venereal diseases: gonorrhea, syphilis, and the less common granuloma inguinale, lymphogranuloma venereum, and
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granuloma inguinale

[‚gran·yə′lō·mə ‚iŋ·gwə′nä·lē]
(medicine)
An infectious, chronic, destructive granulomatous lesion of humans most frequently localized in the genital and inguinal regions; caused by Donovan bodies (Donovania granulomatis).
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The patient was diagnosed with donovanosis and squamous cell carcinoma, and he was given 100 mg of doxycycline twice per day over 10 days.
Donovanosis itself can be treated with antibiotics, time is of the essence.
For herpes progenitalis ulcer smear and IgM HSV-2 ELISA; for donovanosis tissue smears; and for chancroid smear and culture using two medium i.e., GC agar base with iso-vitalex, vancomycin and fetal calf serum and Mueller Hinton agar with isovitalex, vancomycin and fetal calf serum from ulcer base were performed.
Before when donovanosis and syphilis were very common, people were able to know the difference between gonorrhea and syphilis and sovasova.
Donovanosis clinically amounted to 2 cases; tissue smear and HPE confirmed diagnosis in 1 (50%).
Aragao and Vianna [3] were the first authors to classify the agent of donovanosis, Calymmatobacterium granulomatis.
In even starker contrast, Trobriand islanders had no such schema within which to fit gonorrhea and Donovanosis, much less a particularly virulent and disfiguring form of syphilis, when they arrived in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Australia - Gonorrhoea, syphilis, chlamydia and donovanosis are on the up, along with a rapid increase in HIV within the Australian population.
Donovanosis -A nasty syphilis-type disease, this used to be confined to the tropics but is now being seen in UK clinics among returning tourists.
A full spectrum of venereology, from uncommon STDs of the Western world (ie, donovanosis) to familiar lower genital tract infections in women (ie, cystitis, urethritis, vulvovaginitis, and cervicitis), is covered.