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Research & Reviews  71 results

Monkeypox: a new global health emergency with predominant dermatological manifestations.
International Journal of Dermatology; Dogra S, Mehta H et. al.

Nov 23rd, 2022 - Monkeypox is a zoonotic virus belonging to the Orthopoxvirus genus. Previously endemic to Africa, outbreaks have been reported from all over the world, the largest of which is currently ongoing. Dermatologists are principally involved in recogniti...

Genes Differentially Expressed by Haemophilus ducreyi during Anaerobic Growth Significa...
Journal of Bacteriology; Brothwell JA, Spinola SM

Apr 5th, 2022 - Haemophilus ducreyi causes cutaneous ulcers in children and the genital ulcer disease chancroid in adults. In humans, H. ducreyi is found in the anaerobic environment of an abscess; previous studies comparing bacterial gene expression levels in pu...


Mar 23rd, 2022 - Background Chancroid is a bacterial sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by infection with Haemophilus ducreyi. It is characterized by painful necrotizing genital ulcers that may be accompanied by inguinal lymphadenopathy. [1] It is a highl...

Dermatologic Manifestations of Chancroid

Mar 23rd, 2022 - Practice Essentials Chancroid is a sexually transmitted genital ulcer disease (GUD) caused by the gram-negative bacillus Haemophilus ducreyi. H ducreyi produces skin lesions in children that resemble ulcers associated with the tropical disease yaw...

Dermatologic Manifestations of Chancroid Treatment & Management

Mar 23rd, 2022 - Medical Care Local therapy for chancroid includes gentle topical cleansing, soaks, and measures to reduce edema. Patients with nonfluctuant buboes respond well to antibiotics, and the chancroid lesions do not need to be drained. If appropriate cha...

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News  4 results

Genital Ulcers and Swelling in an Adolescent Girl
Meghan E. Ryan, DO, Pui-Ying Iroh Tam, MD

Dec 4th, 2017 - The Diagnosis: Epstein-Barr Virus Physical examination revealed bilateral 1-cm ulcerated lesions on the labia minora with vulvar edema (Figure). She had a palpable liver edge but no splenomegaly, oral ulcers or lesions, conjunctivitis or scleral i.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Rita Pichardo-Geisinger, MD

Apr 27th, 2016 - Review the PDF of the fact sheet on sexually transmitted diseases with board-relevant, easy-to-review material. This month's fact sheet offers a comprehensive review of the etiology, clinical findings, and management of common STDs.

Can I Run This Bayou?
David L. Hill, MD

Oct 16th, 2012 - I am almost too excited to write this week’s blog, anticipating heading to New Orleans on Friday for the annual AAP National Conference and Exhibition! I and over 10,000 other pediatricians will descend on the Big Easy and proceed to show them how.

Stepping Up STI Counseling and Prevention

Jul 20th, 2011 - Sexually Transmitted Infections: A Relatively Hidden Epidemic Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) or sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV, remain a leading public health challenge in the United States. Approximately 19 million ne...

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