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Anus and perianal area

Inflammatory diseases

Granuloma inguinale


Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 14 April 2013, last major update April 2005
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Sexually transmitted disease due to Calymmatobacterium granulomatosis, may extend to perianal region

Micro description
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● Donovan bodies (oval) within cytoplasm of macrophages

Micro images
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Donovan bodies within macrophages

Positive stains
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● Warthin-Starry to highlight Donovan bodies

Differential diagnosis
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Squamous cell carcinoma: resembles grossly

End of Anus and perianal area > Inflammatory diseases > Granuloma inguinale


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