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Year : 1988  |  Volume : 54  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 270--271

Pruritic Psoriasiform Cutaneous Lesions in Secondary Syphilis

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A 33 year old male had severely itchy psonasiform lesions on his scalp, face, arms and shaft of penis. He also had loss of hair on the lateral half. of both eyebrows and the temporal. part of his scalp, generalized lymphadenopathy, coppery coloured macules on his pahns and soles, ulcers on the mu,cosa of his upper lip and soft palate and condyloma lata on his anal mucosa. VDRL test was positive in the titre of 1: 128. The itching along with the other symptoms and signs disappeared completely in one mouth with a single dose of 2.4 mega units of benezathine pencillin given inramuscularly.


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