ID#: 4422
This image depicts a close view of a female patient’s perineum that exhibited a number of ulcerative lesions, diagnosed as a condition known as granuloma inguinale, also known as donovanosis, but due to its appearance, initially was thought to be a case of carcinoma. Granuloma inguinale is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacterium, Klebsiella granulomatis, formerly Calymmatobacterium granulomatis.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Joe Miller
Creation Date: 1979
Photo Credit: Slides provided by Dr. Tabua, Chief Medical officer from Port Moresby, Papua, New Guinea
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.