L. C. PAGGI, M.D.; EDGAR HULL, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Granuloma venereum (granuloma inguinale) is a chronic infectious disease, usually transmitted by sexual contact, characterized in most cases by ulcerative and granulomatous lesions of the genitalia or adjacent regions. It was first reported in 1882 by McLeod,1 in India, and was described more completely in 1896 by Conyers and Daniels,2 who observed the disease in South America. In 1904 Donovan,3 who studied granuloma inguinale in India, described the inclusion bodies which are characteristic of the disease and which bear his name.
Subsequent to the earlier reports, cases of granuloma inguinale have been described in all of the great continents and
PAGGI LC, HULL E. METASTATIC GRANULOMA VENEREUM; REPORT OF A CASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;20:686–695. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-20-4-686
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;20(4):686-695.
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