lymphogranuloma venereum

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Related to lymphogranuloma venereum: granuloma inguinale, chancroid

lym·pho·gran·u·lo·ma ve·ne·re·um

 (lĭm′fə-grăn′yə-lō′mə və-nîr′rē-əm)
A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacterium (Chlamydia trachomatis), characterized by an initial genital lesion followed by enlargement of the lymph nodes in the groin area.

[New Latin : lympho- + granuloma + Latin venereum, neuter of venereus, venereal.]
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Noun1.lymphogranuloma venereum - infectious disease caused by a species of chlamydia bacterium; transmitted by sexual contact; characterized by genital lesions and swelling of lymph nodes in the groin
sexually transmitted disease, social disease, STD, VD, venereal disease, venereal infection, Venus's curse, Cupid's disease, Cupid's itch, dose - a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact

lym·pho·gran·u·lo·ma ve·ne·re·um

, venereal lymphogranuloma
n. linfogranuloma venéreo, enfermedad viral trasmitida sexualmente que puede producir elefantiasis de los genitales y estrechez rectal.

lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV)

n linfogranuloma venéreo (LGV)
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The clinical manifestations of anorectal infection with lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) versus non-LGV strains of Chlamydia trachomatis: a case-control study in homosexual men.
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The prevalence of lymphogranuloma venereum infection in men who have sex with men: results of a multicentre case finding study.
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).
The Canadian guidelines (9) recommended the use of erythromycin for treating pregnant women suffering Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV); however, our experts prioritised azithromycin to promote adherence (level of evidence: very low).
Infections contracted included chlamydia, gonorrhoea, genital herpes, genital warts, chancroid and lymphogranuloma venereum.