chancroid


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Related to chancroid: granuloma inguinale, syphilis

chan·croid

 (shăng′kroid′)
n.
A soft, venereal, highly infectious ulcer of the genital region, caused by the bacterium Hemophilus ducreyi. Also called soft chancre.

[French chancroïde, from chancre, chancre; see chancre.]

chan·croi′dal (-kroid′l) adj.

chancroid

(ˈʃæŋkrɔɪd)
n
(Pathology) a soft venereal ulcer, esp of the male genitals, caused by infection with the bacillus Haemophilus ducreyi
adj
(Pathology) relating to or resembling a chancroid or chancre
chanˈcroidal adj

chan•croid

(ˈʃæŋ krɔɪd)

n.
an infectious venereal ulcer with a soft base. Also called soft chancre.
[1860–65]
chan•croi′dal, adj.

chancroid

A bacterially inflamed sore caused by a sexuallytransmitted disease.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chancroid - infectious venereal ulcer
ulcer, ulceration - a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
Translations

chan·croid

n. chancroide, úlcera venérea no sifilítica.

chancroid

n chancroide m
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The Gram stain and Giemsa stain didn't reveal any features of chancroid and LGV (inclusion or elementary bodies of Chlamydia) respectively.
Haemophilus ducreyi, a fastidious gram-negative bacterium, is the causative agent of chancroid, a genital ulcer disease (GUD).
Our study showed that there is a noted increase in balanoposthitis, genital herpes and condyloma acuminatum while there is a decreasing trend in the frequency of syphilis, LGV and Chancroid.
Drawing on material from periodicals, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Department of Health and Human Services, this resource provides basic information about the screening, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of common sexually transmitted diseases, including chancroid, chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, syphilis, human papillomavirus, and trichomoniasis.
Keeping this aspect in mind we carried out retrospective analysis of six year data to evaluate the gonococcal infection rate in patients attending male and female STD clinic of the Regional STD Teaching, Training & Research Centre, Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi, and analysed its association with other ulcerative (syphilis, chancroid, herpes, donovanosis), non ulcerative STIs [chlamydiasis, trichomoniasis, bacterial vaginosis (BV), candidiasis] and HIV infection.