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Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)

definition

Subacute inflammation of the inguinal lymph glands caused by certain immunotypes of CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS. It is a sexually transmitted disease in the U.S. but is more widespread in developing countries. It is distinguished from granuloma venereum (see GRANULOMA INGUINALE), which is caused by Calymmatobacterium granulomatis.

synonyms

Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV), Lymphogranuloma Inguinale, Climatic Bubo, Nicolas-Durant-Favre Disease

UMLS

BUBO, CLIMATIC, Climatic bubo, Climatic or tropical bubo, Disease, Durand-Nicolas-Favre, Disease, Favre-Durand-Nicolas, Disease, Frei's, Disease, Nicolas -Favre, Disease, Nicolas-Durand -Favre, Durand-Nicolas-Favre disease, FAVRE-DURAND DISEASE, FREI DISEASE, Frei's disease, LGV - Lymphogranuloma venereum, Lymphogranuloma Inguinale, Lymphogranuloma Venereum, Lymphogranuloma, inguinale, Lymphogranuloma, venereal, Lymphogranuloma, venereum, Lymphopathia venereum, Lymphopathia, venereum, Lymphopathia, veneris, Nicholas Favre disease, Nicolas-Durand-Favre disease, Nicolas-Favre disease, PORADENITIS NOSTRAS