Granuloma Inguinale (Donovanosis) is a chronic ulcerative granulomatous disease that develops in the vulva, perineum and inguinal regions. After contracting the infection it may take from 1 week to 3 months for any signs and symptoms to appear.
Symptoms And Signs—
It consists of ulcerated, painless soft lumps that are typically beefy red in colour and tend to bleed easily.
Hypertrophic or verrucous type
It consists of large dry warty masses that resemble genital warts.
It presents as dry ulcers that evolve into scarred areas.
- Inguinal swelling(bubo)
- Local lymph nodes may enlarge and become abscesses or ulcers
- Punch biopsy of lesion
- Culture of tissue sample
- Heart failure.
- Permanent swelling and scarring
- Widespread destruction of the genitals