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(Pathology) a disease caused by bacteria of the group chlamydia trachomatis, causing swelling and deterioration of the lymph nodes and vessels


(ˌlɪm fəˌgræn yəˈloʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
1. any of certain diseases characterized by granulomatous lesions of lymph nodes.
2. Also called lym′phogranulo′ma ve•ne′re•um (vəˈnɪər i əm) a venereal form of lymphogranuloma, caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis and characterized initially by a lesion on the genitals.
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Noun1.lymphogranuloma - swelling of a lymph node
puffiness, swelling, lump - an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
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trachomatis have different serovars: A, B, Ba, and C lead to trachoma, D to K lead to genital tract Chlamydia infection, and L1-L3 lead to lymphogranuloma venereum.
Infection with Chlamydia trachomatis biovar L is known as lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV).
1,8) Some of the other less-common causes noted are lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) caused by specific serotypes of Chlamydia trachomatis, still determined to be rare, but with sporadic outbreaks increasingly reported, (1,9) and granuloma inguinale (donovanosis), another rarely encountered infection in the U.
7] and bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as lymphogranuloma venereum and chancroid were the more common with 30.
No case of donovanosis and lymphogranuloma venereum was found in our study.
The differential diagnosis of ulceroglandular and glandular tularemia includes diseases such as cat scratch disease, malignancy, mycobacterial infections, syphilis, lymphogranuloma venereum, chancroid, streptococcal or staphylococcal lymphadenitis, fungal infection, toxoplasmosis, mouse bite fever, herpes simplex infection, and anthrax (7).
Eosinophilic hyperplastic lymphogranuloma, comparison with Mikulicz's disease.
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.
In the report, "Notes from the Field: Cluster of Lymphogranuloma Venereum Cases Among Men Who Have Sex with Men--Michigan, August 2015-April 2016," on page 920, the first sentence of the third paragraph should have read, "During August 12, 2015-April 30, 2016, MDHHS received 38 reports of LGV all among MSM who were HIV-infected.
We report a case of lepromatous leprosy with extensive involvement of the genitalia and bilateral inguinal lymphadenopathy simulating lymphogranuloma venerum.