Posts Tagged ‘chancre mou’


Friday, April 9th, 2010

What is chancroid? It is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria called Haemophilus Ducreyi. The individual presents generally with painful ulcers, single or multiple overlying a “dirty” base. Some patients complain of painful swellings in the inguinal folds. The condition is diagnosed by demonstrating the organism through culture of the ulcer secretions. An […]

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