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Year : 1990  |  Volume : 56  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 37-39

Atypical manifestations of early syphilis

RV Koranne1, PJ Raju2 
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R V Koranne


A study of 36 untreated patients with early syphilis revealed atypical variations namely; long incubation period of 101 days in I patient, more than 3 chancres in 1, undermined margin of the chancre along with tenderness in 1 and moderate to severe tenderness of the ulcers in 2 cases. In 3 patients there was no indurations of the ulcers. Three patients with primary syphilis had unilateral lymphadenitis, and in I case the lymph nodes were not only tender but showed tendency towardsmatingawell. Insecondarysyphilis, 11 out of 16 patients having condylomata lata had no other muco-cutaneous lesions. Concomitant presence of other venereal disease to account for the atypical manifestations was discounted- by appropriate laboratory tests, response to therapeutic agents and follow up.


How to cite this article:
Koranne R V, Raju P J. Atypical manifestations of early syphilis.Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1990;56:37-39


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Koranne R V, Raju P J. Atypical manifestations of early syphilis. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol [serial online] 1990 [cited 2019 Jul 22 ];56:37-39
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