lymphogranuloma venereum

lymphogranuloma venereum
(LGV; lim\'fo-gran\'u-lo\'mah)
A sexually transmitted disease caused by Chlamydia trachomatis serotypes L1-L3, which affect the lymph organs in the genital area.

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  • Lymphogranuloma venereum — Classification and external resources Lymphogranuloma venereum in a young adult who experienced acute onset of tender, enlarged lymph nodes in both groins. ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

  • lymphogranuloma venereum — lymphogranuloma ve·ne·re·um və nir ē əm n a contagious venereal disease that is caused by various strains of a bacterium of the genus Chlamydia (C. trachomatis) and is marked by painful swelling and inflammation of the lymph nodes esp. in the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Lymphogranuloma venereum — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 A55 Lymphogranuloma venereum …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • lymphogranuloma venereum — ▪ pathology also called  lymphogranuloma inguinale  or  Nicolas Favre disease        infection of lymph (lymphatic system) vessels and lymph nodes (lymph node) by the microorganism Chlamydia trachomatis. Like Chlamydia, which is also a disease… …   Universalium

  • Lymphogranuloma venereum — Lympho|granuloma venereum,   Lymphogranuloma inguinale, Lymphopathia venerea, Durant Nicolas Favre Krankheit [dy rã nikɔ la favr ], weltweit verbreitete, meldepflichtige, durch Geschlechtsverkehr übertragene Haut , Schleimhaut und v. a.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • lymphogranuloma venereum — noun 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 • Syn: ↑LGV, ↑lymphopathia venereum • Hypernyms: ↑venereal disease, ↑VD,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lymphogranuloma venereum — noun Etymology: New Latin, venereal lymphogranuloma Date: 1938 a contagious venereal disease caused by various strains of a chlamydia (Chlamydia trachomatis) that is marked by painful swelling and inflammation of the lymph nodes especially in the …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lymphogranuloma venereum — noun A sexually transmitted disease caused by the invasive serovars L1, L2, or L3 of Chlamydia trachomatis …   Wiktionary

  • lymphogranuloma venereum — a sexually transmitted disease that is caused by Chlamydia and is most common in tropical regions. An initial lesion on the genitals is followed by swelling and inflammation of the lymph nodes in the groin; the lymph vessels in the genital region …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • lymphogranuloma inguinale — lymphogranuloma in·gui·na·le .iŋ gwə näl ē, nal , nāl n LYMPHOGRANULOMA VENEREUM * * * l. venereum …   Medical dictionary

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