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Correspondence on ‘Lymphogranuloma venereum mimicking squamous cell carcinoma’ by ’Sara Tormo-Mainar et al’
  1. Sara Tormo-Mainar,
  2. Orianna Y Marcantonio,
  3. Gustavo Deza,
  4. Gemma Martin-Ezquerra
  1. Department of Dermatology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
  1. Correspondence to Dr Sara Tormo-Mainar, Department of Dermatology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; saratormo15{at}

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A man living with HIV receiving virologically suppressive antiretroviral therapy with preserved CD4 cell count presented with a 1-month history of a painful, large verrucous lesion on the left buttock (figure 1A). The differential diagnosis included mainly verrucous squamous cell carcinoma and lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV). Chronic herpes simplex virus infection …

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  • ST-M and OYM contributed equally.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

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