Charles R. Woods, Author at Neurology Advisor

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Congenital Syphilis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has congenital syphilis? What are the typical findings for this disease? Syphilis in children may occur as an acquired or congenital infection. Treponema pallidum subspecies pallidum is the causative microbe. This chapter focuses on congenital syphilis. Syphilis beyond early infancy is a sexually…

Syphilis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Syphilis in children may occur as an acquired or congenital infection. Treponema pallidum subspecies pallidumis the causative microbe. Syphilis beyond early infancy is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). The most common clinical manifestation of acquired infection from childhood to adults is the chancre, a painless papule or ulcer…

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