Abstract

Chancroid is a specific ulcerative disease of the genitals caused by Hemophilus ducreyi, a small gram-negative rod. Characteristic inguinal adenopathy often accompanies the genital lesion, but systemic spread does not otherwise occur. Common synonyms for the disease are chancre mou, soft sore, soft chancre, and ulcus molle.

Keywords

Herpes Genitalis Genital Ulcer Systemic Spread Genital Lesion Lymphogranuloma Venereum 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gavin Hart
    • 1
  1. 1.Planning DepartmentSouth Australian Health ComissionAdelaideAustralia

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