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Inguinal lymphadenopathy in a teenager
  1. Patrick M Meyer Sauteur1,
  2. Michelle Seiler2,
  3. Christoph Berger1
  1. 1Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
  2. 2Emergency Department, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Patrick M Meyer Sauteur, Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Children's Hospital Zurich, CH-8032 Zurich, Switzerland; patrick.meyer{at}kispi.uzh.ch

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A previously healthy male teenager presented with a 2-week history of tender swelling in the right groin, not responding to 7 days of amoxicillin-clavulanate. There was no history of recent sexual activity. He could not recall any trauma, insect or tick bites during frequent mountain biking in a local forest in Switzerland. Examination revealed a painful unilateral inguinal lymphadenopathy (figure 1), corresponding to a hyperechoic lymph node in ultrasonography (3×2×6 cm). Genital examination was unremarkable, but …

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  • Contributors PMMS, MS and CB: patient care and/or diagnostic workup; critically reviewed the manuscript. PMMS: drafting the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Parental/guardian consent obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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