Follicular proctocolitis and neuromatous hyperplasia with lymphogranuloma venereum.


Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV), a sexually transmitted disease, is caused by certain immunotypes of Chlamydia trachomatis. Proctitis due to LGV may be histologically indistinguishable from Crohn's disease of the rectum, thereby creating a diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma. The pathologic features found at autopsy at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in the 28… (More)


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