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Sexually Transmitted Diseases:
doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000014
Case Report

A Case of Late-Stage Lymphogranuloma Venereum in a Woman in Europe

Lázaro, Maria Jesus MD*; López, Patricia Mejuto MD; Vall-Mayans, Marti MD, PhD; Fernández, Beatriz Lorenzana MD*; Rodríguez-Guardado, Azucena MD, PhD§

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Abstract

Lymphogranuloma venereum is caused by Chlamydia trachomatis serovars L1–L3. The third stage of the disease leads to chronic progressive lymphangitis. The first European case of elephantiasic enlargement of the female genitalia caused by C. trachomatis L2 serovar in decades is reported.

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