Now considered a historical term. It is a venereal disease found world-wide, but particularly in tropical and subtropical climates. Marked by involvement of inguinal lymph glands with an exuding lesion. The causative agent is Chlamydia trachomatis (serologic type L1-3). It has also been observed in nonvenereal forms.
- N. J. Durand, J. Nicolas, M. Favre:
Lymphogranulomatose inguinale subaiguë d’origine génitale probable, peut-être vénérienne.
Bulletin de la Société des Médecins des Hôpitaux de Paris, 1913, 3 sér., 35: 274-288.
- W. S. Frei:
Eine neue Hautreaktion bei «Lymphogranuloma inguinale».
Klinische Wochenschrift, Berlin, 1925, 4: 2148-2149.
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