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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 50-52

Congenital syphilis, still a reality


Department of Skin and VD, Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad, Gujarat, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7184.112941

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Congenital syphilis is a potentially serious pathology affecting newborns of infected mothers. Even one case of congenital syphilis is a sentinel public health event, since timely diagnosis and treatment of syphilis infected pregnant woman should prevent transmission almost entirely. Here, we are reporting a case of early symptomatic congenital syphilis presented with severe desquamating papulosquamous lesions over multiple body parts along with erosive lesions around oral cavity and nostrils.


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