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On-line version ISSN 1806-4841
BELDA JUNIOR, Walter; SHIRATSU, Ricardo and PINTO, Valdir. Approach in sexually transmitted diseases. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2009, vol.84, n.2, pp. 151-159. ISSN 1806-4841. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962009000200008.
Nowadays, sexually transmitted diseases are one of the most common public health issues. Among its consequences are the possibility of transmission from mother to baby - which may cause miscarriages and congenital disease, male and female infertility, and the increase of HIV infection risk. Therefore, the main goal of these guidelines is to contribute to the improvement of the treatment for sexually transmitted diseases patients by presenting to the medical community how today's science stands on the matter and also what the recommendation for diagnosing and treating a patient are.
Keywords : Chancroid; Gonorrhea; Granuloma inguinale; Lymphogranuloma venereum; Sexually transmitted disease; Sexually transmitted disease [diagnosis]; Sexually transmitted disease [etiology]; Sexually transmitted disease [therapy].