WILLIAM H. WOOD JR.; HENRY FELSON
Lymphogranuloma venereum is no longer thought of as a local infection of the genitalia, regional lymphatics, rectum, and sigmoid, but as Harrop1 has described, a systemic infection capable of producing headache, septic fever, chills, sweats, and articular rheumatism, and capable of involving lymphatics other than those of the inguinal and pelvic regions. The patient reacts to this infection with an elevation of serum globulin, thought by Schamberg2 to be an evidence of humoral antibody response. The skin becomes hypersensitive to the intradermal injection of suspensions of the inactivated virus, the Frei test.
Rake and his coworkers3 have improved the Frei
WILLIAM H. WOOD, HENRY FELSON. A CASE OF LYMPHOGRANULOMA VENEREUM ASSOCIATED WITH ATYPICAL PNEUMONIA(A CASE OF LYMPHOGRANULOMA VENEREUM ASSOCIATED WITH ATYPICAL PNEUMONIA*). Ann Intern Med. 1946;24:904–908. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-24-5-904
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;24(5):904-908.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2017 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use