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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 135-137

Genital donovanosis with malignant transformation: An interesting case report


Department of Dermatology, Mamata Medical College and Hospital, Khammam, Telangana, India

Correspondence Address:
A Swetha Chowdary
Department of Dermatology, Mamata General Hospital, Khammam, Telangana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7184.142409

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Donovanosis is a chronic indolent sexually transmitted granulomatous ulceration of genito-inguinal region, caused by Calymmatobacterium granulomatis. It became uncommon due to indiscriminate use of broad spectrum antibiotics. In recent years, much interest is being focused on this condition because genital ulcers facilitate HIV infection. We report an interesting episode of genital donovanosis complicated with squamous cell carcinoma in a middle aged female for its rarity and clinical interest.


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