phagedenic


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Related to phagedenic: phagedenic ulcer

phag·e·den·ic

(faj'ĕ-den'ik),
Obsolete term for relating to or having the characteristics of phagedena.

phagedenic

/phag·e·den·ic/ (faj″ĕ-den´ik) pertaining to or characterized by a progressive, rapidly spreading, sloughing ulceration.

phag·e·den·ic

(faj'ĕ-den'ik)
Relating to or having the characteristics of phagedena.

phagedenic

pertaining to or emanating from phagedena.
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The differential diagnosis of donovanosis should be done with primary syphilis and some secondary forms (such as condyloma), Ducrey's diseases (principally in its phagedenic form or with a cluster of papules), chronic herpes ulcers, condyloma acuminata (most importantly when large and in a common area), lymphogranuloma (when donovanosis is inguinal and elephantiastic) and spinocellular carcinoma [1,2,25,28].
Numerous conditions may present differential diagnostic problems, including parasitic infections, mycotic diseases, neoplastic conditions, tropical phagedenic and stasis ulcers, and cutaneous tuberculosis.
In fact, older literature abounds with observations on severe pathologic findings associated with tungiasis and mentions debilitating sequelae such as phagedenic ulcers, gangrene, auto-amputations of digits, and the loss of entire limbs (19,29,30).