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Granuloma Venereum

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.

synonyms

Granuloma Venereum, Granuloma Inguinale, Donovanosis

UMLS

Donovanosis, Granuloma Donovani, Granuloma Inguinale, GRANULOMA PUDENDI, Granuloma Venereum, Granuloma, inguinale, Granuloma, venereum, Infection due to Calymmatobacterium granulomatis, Infection due to Donovania granulomatis, Pudendal ulcer, Ulcerating granuloma pudendi

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