lymphogranuloma venereummedical dictionary

<gynaecology> A sexually transmitted bacterial disease that is caused by the micro-organism Chlamydia trachomatis.

Symptoms usually begin 1-3 weeks after contact. Symptoms include lymph node swelling in the groin, fever, headache, chills and skin ulcers (or bumps) on the genitalia.

(27 Sep 1997)