Chlamydial lymphogranuloma (venereum) A55-

Applicable To
  • Climatic or tropical bubo
  • Durand-Nicolas-Favre disease
  • Esthiomene
  • Lymphogranuloma inguinale
Clinical Information
  • Subacute inflammation of the inguinal lymph glands caused by certain immunotypes of chlamydia trachomatis. It is a sexually transmitted disease in the United States But is more widespread in developing countries. It is distinguished from granuloma venereum (see granuloma inguinale), which is caused by calymmatobacterium granulomatis.
  • Subacute inflammation of the inguinal lymph glands caused by certain immunotypes of chlamydia trachomatis; a sexually transmitted disease in the United States but is more widespread in developing countries; do not confuse with granuloma venereum, which is caused by calymmatobacterium granulomatis, for this use enterobacteriaceae disease.
Codes
  • A55 Chlamydial lymphogranuloma (venereum)