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Anus and perianal area

Inflammatory diseases

Lymphogranuloma venereum

Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 14 April 2013, last major update April 2005
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● Sexually transmitted disease caused by Chlamydia trachomatis
Complications: strictures, rectal squamous metaplasia, squamous cell carcinoma

Micro descriptions

● Granulomatous proctitis resembling Crohn’s disease
● Follicular infiltrates of lymphocytes, histiocytes and plasma cells, neural hyperplasia, extensive fibrosis

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