Chancroid

The chancroid is an infection of the genital skin or mucosa caused by Haemophilus ducreyi and papules, painful ulcers and enlargement of the inguinal lymph nodes, leading to the formation of pus, characterized. The diagnosis is usually made clinically, since the cultivation of pathogens is difficult. The treatment is carried out with a macrolide (azithromycin or erythromycin), ceftriaxone or ciprofloxacin. H. ducreyi is a short, slender, gram-negative rod-shaped bacterium with…

September 3, 2018
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