Granuloma Inguinal

(Donovaniose)

A granuloma inguinale is a rare progressive infection of the perineal skin in the genital area, the (formerly Calymmatobacterium) granulomatis is caused by the bacterium Klebsiella. The disease is characterized by slowly progressive skin lesions, raised bright red are often painless, and ulcerated; a regional lymphadenopathy is unusual. The diagnosis is made by clinical and microscopic criteria. Treatment is with antibiotics, usually tetracyclines, macrolides, or trimethoprim / sulfamethoxazole.

Infection with K. granulomatis are extremely rare, but were previously reported in regions such as Papua New Guinea, Australia, southern Africa, the Caribbean and parts of Brazil and India.

A granuloma inguinale is a rare progressive infection of the perineal skin in the genital area, the (formerly Calymmatobacterium) granulomatis is caused by the bacterium Klebsiella. The disease is characterized by slowly progressive skin lesions, raised bright red are often painless, and ulcerated; a regional lymphadenopathy is unusual. The diagnosis is made by clinical and microscopic criteria. Treatment is with antibiotics, usually tetracyclines, macrolides, or trimethoprim / sulfamethoxazole. Infection with K. granulomatis are extremely rare, but were previously reported in regions such as Papua New Guinea, Australia, southern Africa, the Caribbean and parts of Brazil and India. Symptoms and complaints infection sites are penis, scrotum, groin and thighs in men vulva, vagina and perineum in women anus and buttocks in patients anal-receptive intercourse practice face in both sexes After an incubation period of about 1-12 weeks increases slowly a painless, red nodules and develops into a raised, blood red, moist, smooth and foul-smelling lesion. The lesion increases slowly festers frequently and can spread to other areas of the skin. Lesions heal slowly, with scarring. A secondary infection with other bacteria is common and can cause extensive tissue destruction. Lymphadenopathy is unusual. Occasionally a granuloma inguinal spreads through the bloodstream to the bones, joints or liver out of; without treatment, it can also lead to anemia, emaciation and rarely death. Granuloma inguinal (male) Image courtesy of Joe Miller and Dr. Cornelio Arevalo on Public Health Image Library of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. var model = {thumbnailUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/granuloma_ingunale_male_orig_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0&mw=350’ imageUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/granuloma_ingunale_male_orig_de.jpg?la = en & thn = 0 ‘, title:’ granuloma inguinal (male) ‘description:’ u003Ca id = “v37896199 ” class = “”anchor “” u003e u003c / a u003e u003cdiv class = “”para “” u003e u003cp u003eGenitales granuloma inguinale u003c / p u003e u003c / div u003e. ‘credits’ image courtesy of Joe Miller and Dr. Cornelio Arevalo on Public Health Image Library of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ‘

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