Problems in the diagnosis of lymphogranuloma venereum - A review of 6 cases

  • A.C. Mauff
  • R.C. Ballard
  • H. J. Koornhoff


Six cases of lymphogranuloma venereum are described in White South Africans. All initially presented diagnostic problems. This sexually transmitted disease is uncommon in South Africa, and 5 of. the 6 patients presented with inguinallymphadenopathy without a primary lesion. The value of serological tests in the diagnosis of this disease is emphasized.


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