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Description:This 19 year old woman presented with an perianal granuloma inguinale lesion of about 8 months duration. See PHIL 18900, for a photomicrograph of a tissue sample extracted from these perianal lesions.
A “genital ulcerative disease” caused by the intracellular Gram-negative bacterium Calymmatobacterium granulomatis, granulomatis inguinale, also known as “Donovanosis” only occurs rarely in the United States.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Joe Miller, Dr. Cornello Arevalo, Venezuela
Creation Date:1979
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Links:CDC - National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of STD Prevention; Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs); Treatment Guidelines, 2010, Diseases Characterized by Genital, Anal, or Perianal Ulcers
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