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Cervical and Oropharyngeal Lymphogranuloma Venereum

Case Report and Literature Review

Galeano-Valle, Francisco MD*,†,‡; Pérez-Latorre, Leire MD, PhD*; Díez-Romero, Cristina MD, PhD*,†; Fanciulli, Chiara MD*; Aldamiz-Echeverria-Lois, Teresa MD, PhD*; Tejerina-Picado, Francisco MD*

doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001036
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Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a sexually transmitted infection caused by invasive serovars of Chlamydia trachomatis. There have been only a few case reports of oropharyngeal C. trachomatis infection complicated with cervical LGV. We report a case of a HIV-positive male patient with cervical LGV that presented a poor evolution despite appropriate treatment.

Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a sexually transmitted infection caused by Chlamydia trachomatis. Case reports of cervical LGV are extremely rare. We report a case of a human immunodeficiency virus–positive patient with cervical LGV.

From the *Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón

Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Gregorio Marañón

Internal Medicine Department, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain

Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding: None declared.

Correspondence: Francisco Galeano-Valle, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Calle Doctor Esquerdo, 46, 28007, Madrid, Spain. E-mail: paco.galeano.valle@gmail.com.

Received for publication March 8, 2019, and accepted June 12, 2019.

Online date: June 27, 2019

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