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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 75-77

Early congenital syphilis

Department of Dermatology, SVS Medical College, Mahbubnagar, Telangana, India

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Gnaneshwar Rao Angoori
F12, B8 HIG-2, APHB, Baghlingampally, Hyderabad - 500 044, Telangana
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DOI: 10.4103/2319-7250.152127

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Syphilis is a well-known cause of morbidity and mortality since ages. Significant increase in the incidence of congenital syphilis (CS) has been observed in developing countries. Herein, we report a case of CS in 1-month-old baby, who was referred for erythematous maculo-papular rash with desquamation. Serology of baby and mother for venereal disease research laboratory and treponema pallidum hamagglutination assay confirmed the diagnosis of CS.

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