ID#: 16959
This female Papua, New Guinea patient presented to a clinical setting with a case of Donovanosis, also known as granuloma inguinale, of the cervix. Note the characteristic beefy red appearance of the hypervascular intravaginal tissues, which bled easily upon contact. Granuloma inguinale is a genital ulcerative disease caused by the intracellular Gram-negative bacterium, Klebsiella granulomatis, formerly known as Calymmatobacterium granulomatis.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Tomkins Tabua, Chief Medical Officer, Port Moresby, Papua, New Guinea
Creation Date: 1979
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