lymphogranuloma venereum


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Related to lymphogranuloma venereum: granuloma inguinale, chancroid

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.
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Analysis of 721 Chlamydia trachomatis-positive urogenital specimens from men and women using lymphogranuloma venereum L2-specific real-time PCR assay.
Confirmed inguinal lymphogranuloma venereum genovar L2c in a man who had sex with men, Slovenia, 2015.
Oral lymphogranuloma venereum and cervical lymphadenopathy: Case report.
Infection with Chlamydia trachomatis lymphogranuloma venereum serovar L1 in homosexual men with proctitis: molecular analysis of an unusual case cluster.
Lymphogranuloma venereum is an STD that can be caused by 3 different types (serovars) of the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis.
Case definition of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) included in Michigan Health Alert Network sent out on October 22, 2015 Suspected case * A clinically compatible illness in a person with one or more signs or symptoms compatible with LGV (proctocolitis, inguinal/femoral lymphadenopathy, or genital or rectal ulcers), and * A sexual partner of a person meeting the probable or confirmed case definition.
In females, commonest was Vaginal/cervical discharge (candidial) followed by genital herpes and the least common being Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) (Table 1).
syphilis, herpes, chancroid, chlamydia, gonorrhea, lymphogranuloma venereum, and condyloma).
Resurgence of lymphogranuloma venereum in Western Europe: an outbreak of Chlamydia trachomatis serovar 12 proctitis in The Netherlands among men who have sex with men.
Three C trachomatis serovars can cause lymphogranuloma venereum, a lymphatic system infection that spawned a concerning spate of outbreaks among MSM over the past decade, (7,8) but this article will not cover lymphogranuloma venereum.
staphylococcal and streptococcal infections, mycobacterial and fungal infections, tularemia, lymphogranuloma venereum, brucellosis, and leishmaniasis), Kikuchi disease, Kawasaki disease, and sarcoidosis.
Other causes of genital ulcers: Other ulcerative STIs include chancroid, caused by Haemophilus ducreyi, and lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV), caused by L serotypes of C trachomatis.