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
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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.
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lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV)

n linfogranuloma venéreo (LGV)
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References in periodicals archive ?
Resurgence of lymphogranuloma venereum in Western Europe: an outbreak of Chlamydia trachomatis serovar l2 proctitis in The Netherlands among men who have sex with men.
Lymphogranuloma venereum is caused by Chlamydia trachomatis serovars L1, L2, and L3.
Lymphogranuloma venereum: diagnostic and treatment challenges, infection and Drug Resistance.
Fan, "Productive Chlamydia trachomatis lymphogranuloma venereum 434 infection in cells with augmented or inactivated autophagic activities," FEMS Microbiology Letters, vol.
trachomatis microimmunofluorescence test was negative for antibodies against lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV)-specific serovars, essentially ruling out LGV as a diagnosis.
Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by L1, L2, and L3 serovars of Chlamydia trachomatis (CT), and in most cases in developed and European countries it is seen among white HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) (1).
The differential diagnosis takes into consideration infected acne, furunculosis, "cat scratch disease", cellulitis, cutaneous blastomycosis, epidermoid cyst, erysipelas, granuloma inguinale and lymphogranuloma venereum. It may co-exist with the following diseases: perianal fistula, sinus pilonidalis, Crohn's disease, irritable colon syndrome, Down's syndrome, some forms of arthritis, Graves' disease, Hashimoto's thyroiditis and Sjogren's syndrome [12].
Syphilitic and lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) proctocolitis: clues to a frequently missed diagnosis.
Unusual or atypical mimics of HS that could be considered include Bartholin's abscess in female patients as well as, in either sex, pilonidal cyst, granuloma inguinale and lymphogranuloma venereum, Crohn's disease, scrofuloderma, and other infectious or neoplastic causes of perforating lymph nodes.
The prevalence of lymphogranuloma venereum infection in men who have sex with men: results of a multicentre case finding study.
Thio, "The use of serological titres of IgA and IgG in (early) discrimination between rectal infection with non-lymphogranuloma venereum and lymphogranuloma venereum serovars of Chlamydia trochomotis," Sexually Transmitted Infections, vol.