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.

Huisarts en Wetenschap
Department of General Practice

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