Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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LGV Infection Incidence

Facts about lymphogranuloma venereum:

  • There are only 300 cases of lymphogranuloma venereum reported each year in the US.
  • It is more common in the tropics, such as Africa, Haiti, Jamaica, East Asia, South America, and Indonesia.

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Last Updated: May 28, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed LGV Infection References
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