Syphilis — photos

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Primary syphilitic chancre.

Photo 1. Primary syphilitic chancre. Syphilis, the venereally transmitted treponema- tosis caused by T. pallidum, is widespread in many parts of the tropics, but does not occur where yaws is endemic. The figure shows a typical primary chancre with associated secondary lesions of the scrotal and abdominal skin. 

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