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The case of a 29-year-old, HIV-infected man presenting with Trichomonas vaginalis (TV)–associated chronic penile ulcers and multiple urethral fistulas is described. To our knowledge, this is the first description of chronic TV infection being implicated as the probable cause of a destructive lesion leading to sinus drainage and fistula formation.
Financial support: No funds were received for the preparation of this manuscript. The patient provided written consent for the publication of this case report and accompanying photographs.
Authors' addresses: Bernadett I. Gosnell and Mahomed-Yunus S. Moosa, Department of Infectious Diseases, Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa, E-mails: Gosnell@ukzn.ac.za and firstname.lastname@example.org. Cecilia T. Costiniuk, Lachine Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre, Lachine, Quebec H8S 3N5, Canada, E-mail: email@example.com. Elias Mathaba, NHLS Cytology Laboratory, Academic Complex, KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.