Lymphogranuloma venereum

Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a systemic STI caused by a specific type of Chlamydia trachomatis bacterium (serovars L1, L2, and L3). LGV rarely occurs in the Western world and cases are likely imported from Africa, South-East Asia and the Carribean region. The classical picture of LGV involves genital ulceration, adenopathy and is characterized by buboes.

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