What is the racial predilection of chancroid?

Updated: Aug 05, 2019
  • Author: Joseph Adrian L Buensalido, MD; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Although no proven racial predilection exists, chancroid is most commonly observed in nonwhite people. This observation is not unexpected, given the prevalence of the disease in areas of Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean.


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