Lymphogranuloma venereum

Keywords: LGV

Presentations

Appropriate Tests

 

Genital swab for Chlamydia trachomatis detection by NAA (see Chlamydia trachomatis nucleic acid). In some laboratories detection of specific LGV-causing Chlamydia trachomatis genotypes may be available.

See also Sexually transmitted diseases

Primary lesion

 

Systemic infection

 

  • Lymphadenopathy

 

  • Lymphoedema

 

Perirectal disease