Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV) (En español)
A chronic infection of the lymphatic system caused by three strains of the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis
. Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a sexually transmitted infection. Symptoms include genital or rectal ulcers. LGV may increase the risk for sexual transmission of HIV.
See Related Term(s): Sexually Transmitted Infection