donovanosis


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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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Both the mass inside the child's ear and the lesion of the mother's cervix were shown to be caused by donovanosis. There was no history of sexual abuse.
"Donovanosis primarily occurs in tropical countries or regions of the Americas, Southern Africa and Oceania.
(4.) The Trobriands has a long history of dealing with syphilis, gonorrhea, and donovanosis. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the colonial administrators and Christian missionaries sought to contain the spread of STIs by regulating and reforming what they perceived as undisciplined and immoral native bodies (Eves 1996; Reed 1997).
Table 1: Showing Clinical and Histological correlation of the various Types of Leprosy Histopathologica P value Confirmation (Numbers) Clinical Yes No Types TT 20 10 2 = 18.900 BT 59 40 df=4 BB 15 10 p value = 0.008 BL 12 16 LL 28 08 Table 2: Showing overall Clinicohistopathological correlation of Cutaneous Granulomas Histological Confirmation P value (Number) Clinical Types Yes No Chi squared test was not done as some of Leprosy 174 34 the expected values Fungal granuloma 26 8 were less than 5 Tubercular granuloma 22 2 Foreign body granuloma 22 2 Parasitic granuloma 4 0 Lymphogranuloma venereum 3 0 Actinomycosis 2 1 Rhinoscleroma 2 0 Donovanosis 1 1 Granulomatous mycosis fungoides 1 0 Fig.
have been described using as their base the reactions of crossing serums and the ultra-structural aspects, as well as the similarities in the histological aspects of donovanosis and of rhinoscleroma, an infection caused by K.
Clinical diagnosis: 19% of the cases were diagnosed as candidiasis, 18% as genital herpes [Figure 3], 13.5% as trichomoniasis, 8.5% as genital warts [Figure 4], 6.5% as Molluscum contagiosum, 4% as chancroid [Figure 5], 3.5% as chancre, 2% as donovanosis [Figure 6], 1% as lymphogranuloma venereum [Figure 7], 24% came with miscellaneous complaints.
We entertained a clinical differential diagnosis of Carcinoma penis, Tuberculous ulcer and Donovanosis.
Donovanosis was seen in 4 (2.67%) patients of whom one male patient presented with extensive lesion involving the entire groin and perianal area (FIG 10).
Most of the reported cases occur as an end result of lymphatic obstruction due to various diseases like Filariasis, sexually transmitted diseases (LGV & Donovanosis) as well as malignancies.
But Bansal KN et al, 1988 [6], reported relatively higher incidence of chancroid (37.7%) than syphilis (32.4%), followed by gonorrhea (24 7%) mixed infections (3.38%), donovanosis (1.1%) and lymphogranuloma venereum (0.3%) in 1093 STD cases.