TERTIARY SYPHILIS

By Gary M. White, MD

Tertiary syphilis Tertiary syphilis. Courtesy University of California, San Diego, Dept. of Dermatology


Tertiary syphilis occurs late after the initial infection and may take the form of neuro, cardiac or gummatous syphilis.

Clinical

The skin manifestations may appear as nodular inflammations which can occur anywhere, but on the skin may form nodules, plaques and ulcers.

References

Dermatology Online Journal 17 (2)

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