Basic Summary for Lymphogranuloma venereum


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Main name of condition: Lymphogranuloma venereum
Other names or spellings: LGV, chlamydial lymphogranuloma


What is Lymphogranuloma venereum?
  Brief description of Lymphogranuloma venereum: Type of chlamydia (sexually transmitted disease)
  Parent types of Lymphogranuloma venereum: Chlamydia, Bacterial diseases
How serious is Lymphogranuloma venereum?
  Complications of Lymphogranuloma venereum: see complications of Lymphogranuloma venereum
What causes Lymphogranuloma venereum?
  Class of Condition for Lymphogranuloma venereum: bacterial
What are the symptoms of Lymphogranuloma venereum?
  Incubation period for Lymphogranuloma venereum: up to 3 weeks
  Symptoms of Lymphogranuloma venereum: see symptoms of Lymphogranuloma venereum
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Lymphogranuloma venereum: see treatments for Lymphogranuloma venereum
Society issues for Lymphogranuloma venereum
  Hospitalization statistics for Lymphogranuloma venereum: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Lymphogranuloma venereum:
  • 0.0001% (9) of hospital consultant episodes were for chlamydial lymphogranuloma in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 89% of hospital consultant episodes for chlamydial lymphogranuloma required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 56% of hospital consultant episodes for chlamydial lymphogranuloma were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 44% of hospital consultant episodes for chlamydial lymphogranuloma were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 75% of hospital consultant episodes for chlamydial lymphogranuloma required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 6.1 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for chlamydial lymphogranuloma in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for chlamydial lymphogranuloma in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 41 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for chlamydial lymphogranuloma in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 78% of hospital consultant episodes for chlamydial lymphogranuloma occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 22% of hospital consultant episodes for chlamydial lymphogranuloma occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 11% of hospital consultant episodes for chlamydial lymphogranuloma were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% (14) of hospital bed days were for chlamydial lymphogranuloma in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

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