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This image depicts an right anterior-oblique view of a male patient’s torso, highlighting the manifestations of a bacterial infection known as granuloma inguinale, or Donovanosis, which included phimosis, or an abnormal constriction of the prepuce, that had resulted in a penile pyoderma due to a secondary infection of the glans penis. Granuloma inguinale is caused by the Gram-negative bacterium, Klebsiella granulomatis, formerly Calymmatobacterium granulomatis. A sexually transmitted disease, it is a slowly progressive, ulcerative condition of the skin and lymphatics of the genital, and perianal area. A definitive diagnosis is achieved when a tissue smear tests positive for the presence of Donovan bodies.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Joe Miller, Jim Pledger, VD
Creation Date:1974
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Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.

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