Lymphogranuloma inguinale

Lymphogranuloma inguinale --> venereal lymphogranuloma

a venereal infection usually caused by chlamydia trachomatis, and characterised by a transient genital ulcer and inguinal adenopathy in the male; in the female, perirectal lymph nodes are involved and rectal stricture is a common occurrence.

Synonym: climatic bubo, favre-durand-nicholas disease, lymphogranuloma inguinale, nicolas-favre disease, sixth venereal disease, tropical bubo.

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