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Granuloma Inguinale Incidence

Facts about granuloma inguinale:

  • There are approximately 100 cases of granuloma inguinale reported each year in the United States.
  • Men are affected more often than women.
  • Granuloma inguinale is more common in the tropical and subtropical areas such as India, Guyana, and New Guinea.

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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Granuloma Inguinale References
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