Donovanosis


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Donovanosis

gran·u·lo·ma in·gui·na·le

(gran'yū-lō'mă ing-gwī-nā'lē)
A specific granuloma, classified as a sexually transmitted disease and caused by Klebsiella (Calymmatobacterium) granulomatis observed in macrophages as Donovan bodies; the ulcerating granulomatous lesions occur in the inguinal regions and on the genitalia.
Synonym(s): donovanosis, granuloma venereum, ulcerating granuloma of pudenda.

gran·u·lo·ma in·gui·na·le

(gran'yū-lō'mă ing-gwī-nā'lē)
A specific granuloma; lesions occur in the inguinal regions and on the genitalia.
Synonym(s): donovanosis, ulcerating granuloma of pudenda.
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