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Lymphogranuloma Venereum MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Lymphogranuloma Venereum
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.400.210.125.490
C01.150.252.734.301.490
C01.221.812.281.301.490
C01.778.281.301.490
C12.294.668.281.301.490
C13.351.500.711.281.301.490
Unique ID
D008219
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008219
Annotation
caused by Chlamydia trachomatis
Scope Note
Subacute inflammation of the inguinal lymph glands caused by certain immunotypes of CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS. It is a sexually transmitted disease in the U.S. but is more widespread in developing countries. It is distinguished from granuloma venereum (see GRANULOMA INGUINALE), which is caused by Calymmatobacterium granulomatis.
Entry Term(s)
Lymphogranuloma Inguinale
NLM Classification #
WC 185
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Lymphogranuloma Venereum Preferred
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