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Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV) Audio (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