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Durand-Nicolas-Favre disease

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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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