Disease Information for Granuloma inguinale

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Groin Mass
Groin Pain
Cutaneous granulomatous ulceration/signs
Cutaneous ulcer/Skin ulcer
Genital rash/lesion
Groin lesion
Groin scarring/ulcerating lesions
Inguinal lesions
Multifocal skin lesions
Genital Erosions
Genital Skin Lesions
Penis Rash
Penis ulcer/lesion
Scrotal lesions/ulcerative
Scrotum rash/dermatitis
Inguinal/groin adenopathy
Lump in groin
Inguinal Mass/Swelling
Genital lesions, female/Signs
Red Vulva Lesion
Vaginal/Vulva ulcers
High risk sexual behavior/unprotected promiscuous
Genital Sore/Ulcer
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Chronic disorder
Demographics & Risk Factors
Occupational Factors
Occupation/Prostitution
Event, Activity, Behavioral & Seasonal Factors
Lifestyle/Sexually active
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child-bearing age women
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Calymmatobacterium granulomatis isolation
Microlab/Donovan bodies/Giemsa stain/groin lesion
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
BX/Skin biopsy/Granuloma, non-caseating
PATH/Granulomatous tissue/specimen
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Chancroid
Vulva carcinoma
Associated Disease & Complications
Granuloma inguinale
Lymphangitis
Ulcer, anal/rectal
Granulomatous Dermatitis
Acute Lymphangitis
Chronic Lymphadenitis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Bacteria (category)
AGENT/Disease transmitted sexually/potential
AGENT/Venereal disease/STD (ex)
Class
CLASS/Groin area involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Ovary/uterus/female genital (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Abscess tendency
Pathophysiology/Possible sexual spread/reservoir
Pathophysiology/Granulomatous skin areas/lesions
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disease (ex)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disorder (category)
PROCESS/Granulomatous Disease
Synonyms
Synonym
(Granuloma inguinale) or (donovanosis) or (pudendal ulcer), Calymmatobacterium granulomatis infection, Donovanosis, Donovanosis F, Donovanosis M, E 121 GRANULOMA INGUINALE, GI Granuloma inguinale, Granuloma Donovani, Granuloma inguinale, Granuloma inguinale (disorder), GRANULOMA INGUINALE (DONOVANOSIS), GRANULOMA INGUINALE DONOVANOSIS, Granuloma pudendi, Granuloma venereum, infection Calymmatobacterium granulomatis, Infection due to Calymmatobacterium granulomatis, Infection due to Donovania granulomatis, inguinal granuloma, Pudendal ulcer, pudendi granuloma, Ulcerating granuloma pudendi, venereum granuloma, Synonym/Donovanosis, Synonym/Granuloma venereum/pudendi
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Doxycycline
RX/Doxycyline (Vibramycin)
RX/Tetracycline (Achromycin)
Other Treatments
TX/Infection/isolation/quarantine
Definition

Anogenital ulcers caused by Calymmatobacterium granulomatis as distinguished from lymphogranuloma inguinale (see LYMPHOGRANULOMA VENEREUM) caused by CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS. Diagnosis is made by demonstration of typical intracellular Donovan bodies in crushed-tissue smears.

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