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Lymphogranuloma venereum
  1. D Mabey1,
  2. R W Peeling2
  1. 1Clinical Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
  2. 2STD Diagnostics Initiative, World Health Organization, Geneva
  1. Correspondence to:
 Professor David Mabey, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK;


Lymphogranuloma venereum is caused by serovars of Chlamydia trachomatis. It is rare in industrialised countries, but is endemic in parts of Africa, Asia, South America, and the Caribbean. We discuss its clinical features, diagnosis, and management.

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