lymphogranuloma venereum

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Related to Chlamydial lymphogranuloma: lymphogranuloma inguinale, venereal lymphogranuloma, climatic bubo

lymphogranuloma venereum:

see sexually transmitted diseasesexually transmitted disease
(STD) or venereal disease,
term for infections acquired mainly through sexual contact. Five diseases were traditionally known as venereal diseases: gonorrhea, syphilis, and the less common granuloma inguinale, lymphogranuloma venereum, and
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lymphogranuloma venereum

[‚lim·fə‚gran·yə′lō·mə və′nir·ē·əm]
(medicine)
A systemic infectious venereal disease caused by a microorganism belonging to the PLT-Bedsonia group, characterized by enlargement of inguinal lymph nodes and genital ulceration. Abbreviated LGV. Also known as lymphogranuloma inguinale; lymphopathia venereum; venereal bubo.