Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases:
doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e318251577b
Case Report

Tuberculosis: An Unusual Cause of Genital Ulcer

Toledo-Pastrana, Tomás MD*; Ferrándiz, Lara MD*; Pichardo, Antonio Rodríguez MD*; Muniaín Ezcurra, Miguel Angel MD; Camacho Martínez, Francisco M. PhD*

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Abstract

Tuberculosis can cause genital ulcers, although this clinical manifestation was more frequent at the beginning of the 20th century as it was related to the rite of circumcision. We report the case of a patient with this disease, presumably acquired through sexual intercourse.

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