SYPHILIS

Aug 12, 2008

SYPHILIS- caused by Treponema Pallidum

PRIMARY STAGE- hard chancre (ulcerated sore with hard chancre)

SECONDARY STAGE- presence of rashes and seen over the palm of hands and soles of the feet

TERTIARY STAGE-



EFFECTS ON PREGNANCY: -disease can passed to the fetus


EFFECTS OF FETUS / NEWBORN:

  • premature
  • congenital syphilis
  • may die soon
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