Lymphogranuloma Venereum

Causative agent-

 Chlamydia trachomatis

Symptoms And Signs–

  • Vesiculopustular eruptions on external genitalia (male and female)

  • Ulceration of inguinal nodes and of vulva
  • B/L inguinal bubo(hard, cutaneous, reddish blue induration)
  • Severe pain restricted movements
  • Painful defecation
  • Bleeding per rectum
  • Tenesmus
  • Rectal strictures
  • Vaginal stenosis

 Investigations-—-     

  • Frei’s test
  • Complement fixation
  • Micro Immuno-flouroscence

Treatment—-

  • Warm compresses
  • Medicines
  • Surgery
  1. Dilatation of anal strictures
  2. Colostomy
  3. Vulvectomy
  4. Drainage of pus

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