Which physical findings are characteristic of lymphadenopathy in patients with chancroid?

Updated: Aug 05, 2019
  • Author: Joseph Adrian L Buensalido, MD; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Painful, usually unilateral, regional lymphadenopathy occurs in an approximately 50% of patients and is more common in men. Of patients with lymphadenitis, 25% may have progression to a suppurative bubo, which may rupture spontaneously and ulcerate. If untreated, chronic draining sinuses may follow.

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