Lymph nodes & spleen, nonlymphoma
Lymph nodes-infectious / parasitic disorders
Lymphogranuloma venereum


Topic Completed: 1 July 2013

Minor changes: 12 August 2020

Copyright: 2003-2021, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

PubMed Search: Lymphogranuloma venereum [title] lymph nodes


Page views in 2020: 1,548
Page views in 2021 to date: 95
Cite this page: DePond W. Lymphogranuloma venereum. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/lymphnodesLGV.html. Accessed January 24th, 2021.
Definition / general
Diagnosis
  • PCR
  • Previously Frei test (delayed hypersensitivity skin test using "lygranum" chlamydial antigen)
Treatment
  • Doxycycline for 21 days
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Early - tiny necrotic foci with neutrophils
  • Late - stellate abscesses surrounded by pale epithelioid cells
  • Abscesses may merge and sinus tracts may develop
  • Macrophages may have organisms within vacuoles
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick
Missing Image

Lymphogranuloma venereum



Images hosted on other servers:
Missing Image Missing Image

Site unknown: various images

Electron microscopy description
  • Elementary and reticulate bodies
Back to top
Image 01 Image 02