H. M. ROBINSON JR.
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Granuloma inguinale is a disease of probable venereal origin which holds little interest for the average practitioner, primarily because of the scarcity of such patients in private practice. However, those physicians who work in venereal disease clinics, particularly those below the Mason-Dixon line, find that the diagnosis and therapeutic management of this condition constitute a major problem.
Since the first adequate clinical description of granuloma inguinale by Conyers and Daniels1 in 1896, many methods of diagnosis and many therapeutic procedures have been given trials with varying degrees of success. Donovan2 first described the causative organism in 1905, and although he
ROBINSON HM. RECENT ADVANCES IN THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF GRANULOMA INGUINALE. Ann Intern Med. ;27:1046–1049. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-27-6-1046
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;27(6):1046-1049.
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