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CDC.gov. Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines 2010. Diseases Characterized by Genital, Anal, or Perianal Ulcers.
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Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: David Karras, MD, Director of Research, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine. Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Ron Fuerst, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of South Carolina College of Medicine; Director, Children's Emergency Center, Children's Hospital of Richland Memorial Hospital.