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Sexually Transmitted Disease

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'''Lymphogranuloma venereum'''
[[Lymphogranuloma venereum ]] is a [[sexually transmitted disease]] that mainly infects the [[lymphatic system|lymphatics]].<ref>http://www.emedicine.com/EMERG/topic304.htm</ref> There are three different sub-types of the [[bacteria]] [[Chlamydia Trachomatis|Chlamydia trachomatis]] that cause lymphogranuloma venereum. <ref>http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000634.htm</ref> Lymphogranuloma venereum is more common in [[Central America]] and [[South America]] than in [[North America]] and there are a few thousand cases of lymphogranuloma venereum each year in the [[United States]].<ref>http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000634.htm</ref> The main risk factor is having multiple sexual partners.<ref>http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000634.htm</ref> Lymphogranuloma venereum is one of the maladies associated with [[Gay Bowel Syndrome|gay bowel syndrome]].<ref>http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000634.htm</ref>
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