Lymphogranuloma venereum

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Lymphogranuloma venereum

(Science: gynaecology) a sexually transmitted bacterial disease that is caused by the micro-organism chlamydia trachomatis.

symptoms usually begin 1-3 weeks after contact. Symptoms include lymph node swelling in the groin, fever, headache, chills and skin ulcers (or bumps) on the genitalia.