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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Cluster III comprises all clinical and reference lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) strains; cluster II comprises all reference and clinical D, Da, E, F, and recombinant clinical Ja strains except recombinant clinical D2s, D43nl, E87e, and reference Ja strains; subcluster I comprises all reference and clinical trachoma A, B, Ba and C strains except reference strains A and Ba.
Preliminary report of an outbreak of lymphogranuloma venereum in homosexual men in the Netherlands, with implications for other countries in western Europe.
Real-time polymerase chain reaction to diagnose lymphogranuloma venereum.
Unusual presentation of early lymphogranuloma venereum in an HIV-1 infected patient: effective treatment with 1 g azithromycin.
Cluster van lymphogranuloma venereum onder homosexuele mannnen in Rotterdam, met grensoverschrijdende gevolgen.
Lymphogranuloma venereum among men having sex with men--Netherlands, 2003-2004.
Granulomatous lymphadenitis has been described during mycobacterial infections, tularemia, cat scratch disease, yersiniosis, lymphogranuloma venereum, histoplasmosis, coccidioidomycosis, and chronic granulomatous diseases (7).
trachomatis: lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV), trachoma, and non-LGV urogenital diseases (77).
granuloma inguinale and lymphogranuloma venereum, Crohn's disease, scrofuloderma, and other infectious or neoplastic- auses of perforating, lymph nodes.
15) The man had rectal lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) at the time of acute HCV infection and belonged to a 2003 cluster of 15 LGV cases.
She fills a void of books that concentrate on the clinical and public health aspects of chlamydial infection (sexually transmitted genital infections only), and provides rarely presented information covering pregnant mothers and their babies, outbreaks of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV), and chlamydial infections in gay and lesbian populations.
Chlamydia trachomatis (trachoma, prinatal infections, lymphogranuloma venereum and other genital infections).