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  Granuloma Inguinale
Granuloma inguinale is a chronic bacterial infection of the genital region, generally regarded to be sexually transmitted.
Granuloma inguinale is a relatively rare disease occurring in people living in tropical and subtropical areas.
Granuloma inguinale is communicable as long as the infected person remains untreated and bacteria from lesions are present.
www.health.state.ny.us /diseases/communicable/granuloma_inguinale/fact_sheet.htm   (319 words)

 Granuloma: What is it? - MayoClinic.com
A granuloma is a small area of inflammation in the body due to tissue injury, such as from an infection.
The most common cause of granuloma is histoplasmosis, a fungal infection that primarily affects the lungs.
Granulomas due to histoplasmosis are usually visible on X-rays because they become calcified and have the same density as bone.
www.mayoclinic.com /health/granuloma/AN00830   (0 words)

  Granuloma - urologychannel
Granuloma inguinale, also known as granuloma venereum or donovanosis, is a chronic, mildly contagious STD caused by the bacterium Calymmatobacterium granulomatis, which contaminates food and water.
Granuloma inguinale occurs most commonly in underdeveloped tropical regions (i.e., parts of India, South America, Australia, southern Africa, and the Caribbean) where irrigation and agriculture are chiefly unregulated.
The bacterium that causes granuloma inguinale is found in contaminated food or water and, once digested, is then sexually transmitted, often through anal or oral-anal sex.
www.urologychannel.com /std/granuloma.shtml   (501 words)

  Granuloma Inguinale | Caremark Health Resources
Granuloma inguinale is a sexually transmitted infection that affects the skin and mucous membranes of the anal and genital areas.
Granuloma inguinale is a chronic infection with frequent relapses caused by a rod-shaped bacterium.
Granuloma inguinale is spread primarily through heterosexual and male homosexual contact; however, its occurrence in children and sexually inactive adults indicates that it may also be spread by contact with human feces.
healthresources.caremark.com /topic/topic100586885   (1118 words)

 Granuloma Inguinale
Granuloma inguinale is a chronic bacterial infection of the genital region, generally regarded to be sexually transmitted.
Granuloma inguinale is a relatively rare disease occurring in people living in tropical and subtropical areas.
Granuloma inguinale is communicable as long as the infected person remains untreated and bacteria from lesions are present.
www.state.sd.us /doh/Pubs/granulom.htm   (264 words)

 Granuloma Inguinale
A chronic, progressive bacterial infection of the genitals, granuloma inguinale is also called donovanosis or granuloma venereum.
Although granuloma inguinale is only mildly contagious, it can be spread unknowingly in its early stages, when the symptoms are easily overlooked.
Granuloma inguinale can cause serious complications if left untreated, but antibiotics such as tetracycline can eliminate the infection.
healthlink.mcw.edu /article/946012783.html   (210 words)

 Eosinophilic Granuloma Complex
Many years ago she was diagnosed with eosinophilic granuloma complex.
At the present time the prevailing opinion among veterinary dermatologists appears to be that eosinophilic granuloma complex is usually a reaction to allergic stimulus in the cat.
I think that gold salts have to be considered as a last resort because they seem to have a higher chance for toxic effects based on the literature.
www.vetinfo.com /cencyclopedia/ceosinophilic.html   (2182 words)

 Granuloma at AllExperts
Granulomas are small nodules that are seen in a variety of diseases such as Crohn's disease, tuberculosis, sarcoidosis, berylliosis and syphilis.
In the rare condition chronic granulomatous disease, neutrophil granulocyte function is impaired and granulomas form in various organs in response to infection, as the infection is not being contained through normal means.
Contrary to the tuberculous granuloma, in the elastic coagulative central necrosis of the gumma, which is eosinophilic and of grey yellowish colour, there is still some silhouette of the previous tissue visible.
en.allexperts.com /e/g/gr/granuloma.htm   (699 words)

 Voice Disorders - Granuloma
Unlike many must fold growths, a granuloma is not generally found at the midpoint of the vibratory part of the vocal fold.
A granuloma is usually a reddish or pale lesion that occurs at the characteristic location over the vocal process.
Granulomas tend to grow until the causes of irritation are addressed.
www.voicemedicine.com /granuloma.htm   (864 words)

 Virginia Hospital Center - Granuloma Annulare
Granuloma annulare is a long-term (chronic) skin disease consisting of a rash with reddish bumps arranged in a circle or ring.
Granuloma annulare is usually asymptomatic, but the rash may be slightly itchy.
Because granuloma annulare is usually asymptomatic, treatment may not be necessary except for cosmetic reasons.
www.virginiahospitalcenter.com /content/adam_000833.asp   (363 words)

 Diagnosis and Management of Granuloma Annulare - November 15, 2006 -- American Family Physician
Granuloma annulare is a benign, asymptomatic, self-limited papular eruption found in patients of all ages.
Disseminated granuloma annulare may be treated with one of several systemic therapies such as dapsone, retinoids, niacinamide, antimalarials, psoralen plus ultraviolet A therapy, fumaric acid esters, tacrolimus, and pimecrolimus.
Granuloma annulare is a benign skin condition that typically consists of grouped papules in an enlarging annular shape.
www.aafp.org /afp/20061115/1729.html   (2640 words)

 Granuloma inguinale
Granuloma inguinale is a sexually-transmitted disease that is rarely seen in the United States.
Granuloma inguinale is a bacterial disease caused by the organism Calymmatobacterium granulomatis.
In its early stages, it may be difficult to differentiate granuloma inguinale from chancroid.
www.pennhealth.com /ency/article/000636.htm   (564 words)

 Brainboost - granuloma
A granuloma is an inflammatory lesion that characteristically contains a variety of cell types, some of which are involved in breaking down the affected tissue and some that help restore it.
A granuloma is a benign growth that results from irritation or trauma.
An umbilical granuloma is a piece of tissue that remains on your babys belly button after the umbilical cord falls off.
www.brainboost.com /search.asp?Q=granuloma&lfmq=1   (176 words)

 Granuloma inguinale: symptoms, cause, prevention, treatment, complications, long-term outlook
Granuloma inguinale, also called Donovanosis, is a chronic bacterial infection of the genital region.
Granuloma inguinale is rare and usually occurs in people living in tropical and subtropical areas such as Southeast India, Guyana, and New Guinea.
Granuloma inguinale occurs more in males and homosexuals are at a greater risk of developing it.
www.mamashealth.com /stds/granuloma.asp   (0 words)

 Eosinophilic Granuloma
A granuloma is a solid grouping of inflammatory cells coming together in a lump or solid structure.
An eosinophil is a type of white blood cell that is commonly associated with allergic responses or with parasitism.
Initially, it appeared that eosinophilic granuloma was just what it sounds like but as it was studied more thoroughly, it was found that there were three different types of this condition and not all were granulomas and not all involved eosinophils.
www.marvistavet.com /html/body_eosinophilic_granuloma.html   (0 words)

Acral lick dermatitis (also called lick granuloma) in dogs is a condition which develops as a result of excessive, chronic licking.
It is thought that the act of licking causes the release of endorphins (chemical substances which provide a sense of well-being) in the dog's brain.
Effective therapy for a lick granuloma will vary depending on the underlying cause for the licking, but with proper treatment, your dog will be much more comfortable.
www.dogsonly.org /Granuloma.html   (0 words)

 granuloma dente devitalizzato
E' abbastanza comune che un dente devitalizzato faccia granuloma, le soluzioni possono essere 2: o si rifà la cura canalare in modo da arrivare al granuloma...
ho un granuloma anche io un molare devitalizzato con capsula e vite.
il 6° dente dell'arcata inferiore dx di un paziente, già devitalizzato in precedenza con un grosso granuloma periapicale sulla radice distale, molto dolente...
granuloma-dente-devitalizzato.cgnplk.net   (0 words)

 Lick Granuloma Skin Lesions, Treatments and Management In Dogs at ThePetCenter.com
In this case the "cause" of the licking specifically at the affected area of skin may be self stimulation to help allay the anxiety of separation from the owner.
Lick granulomas are almost always located on the front of the wrist area (carpal area) or on the front or outside of the rear leg just above the paw.
Acral lick granulomas are thick, hairless, scarred and deeply infected sores that often have ulcerated and oozing centers as a result of continuous, compulsive licking and infection.
www.thepetcenter.com /exa/lick.html   (1907 words)

 Learn More - Necrobiotic Lesions
Normally, granuloma annulare appears as a predominately dermal (skin) lesion.
The initial granuloma annulare lesion often resembles a mosquito bite and appears on the wrist, ankle, elbow, knee, or the digit of a hand or foot.
A granuloma annulare lesion gradually spreads peripherally in a circular pattern with no apparent scaling.
www.lloyd-derm.com /learn_necrobiosis.html   (0 words)

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