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Proctitis Due to Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV) Mimicking Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for proctitis caused by lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV).

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

risk factors, differential diagnosis and mimics, red flags

ICD-10:

K51.2, K62.7, K62.8

Description:

A patient who is the receptive partner of anal intercourse may develop proctitis caused by lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV). This may mimic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

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