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International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Print ISSN: 2522-6614, Online ISSN: 2522-6622

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2020, Vol. 4, Issue 3, Part C

Granuloma inguinale detected during pregnancy: A case report from Northern India
Author(s): Snigdha Kumari, Avir Sarkar and Anju Singh
Abstract: Granuloma inguinale (donovanosis) is a very rare slowly progressive sexually transmitted disease. With the introduction of antibiotics, its incidence has declined dramatically. Very few cases are now reported from countries like New Guinea, KwaZulu-Natal, southern parts of Africa, Brazil and the West Indies. Southern states of India have witnessed few cases of donovanosis in the past few decades. We hereby report a very rare case of granuloma inguinale diagnosed and successfully managed during third trimester of pregnancy and puerperium. However, caesarean delivery had to be done due to presence of ulcero-granulomatous lesion at the vulva with risk of bleeding during vaginal delivery.
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Snigdha Kumari, Avir Sarkar and Anju Singh. Granuloma inguinale detected during pregnancy: A case report from Northern India. International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2020; 4(3): 141-143. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2020.v4.i3c.593
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology