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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2013 European guideline on the management of lymphogranuloma venereum. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol.
Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a sexually transmitted disease caused by Chlamydia trachomatis serovars L1, L2, or L3.
Such examples include investigation of several temporally clustered cases of Streptococcus pyogenes invasive disease in Air Force recruits [199], a case cluster of lymphogranuloma venereum caused by Chlamydia trachomatis serovar L1 in homosexual men [200], and an outbreak of E.
* Lymphogranuloma Venereum in Men Screened for Pharyngeal and Rectal Infection, Germany
No case of donovanosis and lymphogranuloma venereum was found in our study.
[5] tuberculosis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, Lymphogranuloma venereum and actinomycosis.
It covers the reproductive system, trends in STD infection in the US, and STDs in specific groups; types (chancroid, chlamydia, granuloma inguinale, gonorrhea, herpes, hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, human papillomavirus (HPV), lymphogranuloma venereum, syphilis, and trichomoniasis); complications like infertility, neurosyphilis, pregnancy complications, and pelvic inflammatory disease; testing and treatment; risks and prevention; and living with HIV.
Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by infection with invasive Chlamydia trachomatis serovars L1-L3 (1).
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).