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Revista del Instituto de Medicina Tropical

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Abstract

ESPINOLA, Aníbal; SAMANIEGO, Stela; TABOADA, Aurelia  and  BENITEZ, Gustavo. Donovanosis. Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. [online]. 2009, vol.4, n.2, pp.25-30. ISSN 1996-3696.

Background: Adolescent patient, native (Nivacle) sexually active, from the central Paraguayan Chaco, with 9-month history of rectal bleeding and ulcerated lesions in the perianal region, pregnancy query term, we see the health personal injuries, and perform caesarean elective, was referred to a reference cancer center on suspicion of anal cancer before reaching the dx, received multiple antibiotic schemes, and when receiving the pathology report, with the resulting donovanosis suspected to our service, where he was treated specific antibiotic, in addition to practices a colostomy for recto-vaginal fistula, the patient presented favorable evolution, with restoration of intestinal transit after the closure of the fistula (3, 11 to 14).

Keywords : Donovanosis; ulcerated lesions.

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