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Granuloma Inguinale (Donovanosis) Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Donovanosis; Granuloma Venereum

Networked: 134 relevant articles (9 outcomes, 4 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Granuloma Inguinale

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 10 results : IBA
  2. Streptomycin (Streptomycin Sulfate) : 2 outcomes in 32 results : FDA 7
  3. Tetracycline (Achromycin) : 2 outcomes in 6 results : FDA 62 Generic
  4. Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination (Co-Trimoxazole) : 2 outcomes in 3 results : FDA 6 Generic
  5. Azithromycin (Zithromax) : 1 outcome 1 study in 8 results : FDA 39 Generic
  6. Ceftriaxone (Ceftriaxon) : 1 outcome in 4 results : FDA 33 Generic
  7. Cephalosporins (Cephalosporin Antibiotics) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  8. Cefoxitin (Cefoxitin Sodium) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 15 Generic
  9. Complement System Proteins (Complement) : 2 studies in 4 results : IBA
  10. Antigens : 1 study in 4 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Granuloma Inguinale

  1. Chancroid
  2. Syphilis
  3. Ulcer
  4. Infection
  5. Bacterial Vaginosis
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Key Therapies for Granuloma Inguinale

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  1. Lymph Node Excision (Lymph Node Dissection) : 1 result
  2. Intramuscular Injections : 1 result
  3. Hysterectomy : 1 result
  4. Curettage : 1 result
  5. Amputation : 1 result

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