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Medical Term:

venereal lymphogranuloma


Definition: a venereal infection usually caused by Chlamydia trachomatis, and generally characterized 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(s): Favre-Durand-Nicolas disease, lymphogranuloma inguinale, Nicolas-Favre disease, tropic bubo