Enlarged lymph glands are a common finding in general practice and can be caused by sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The worldwide distribution of the different STDs is changing, and lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV), a 'tropical' sexually transmissible infection caused by Chlamydia trachomatis, has been detected in the Netherlands in recent years. The management of this infectious disease is described on the basis of a case report.
|Translated title of the contribution||Painful swelling in the groin|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Huisarts en Wetenschap|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Sep 2011|