treponematosis

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Related to treponematoses: endemic syphilis

trep·o·ne·ma·to·sis

 (trĕp′ə-nē′mə-tō′sĭs)
n. pl. trep·o·ne·ma·to·ses (-sēz)
An infection or disease caused by a treponema.

treponematosis

(ˌtrɛpəˌniːməˈtəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) a disease or infection caused by a treponeme
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World Health Organization (2001) Handbook of Endemic Treponematoses Yaws, Endemic Syphilis and Pinta.
36 Bejel and Other Treponematoses, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland, 1949.
They show and describe fungal infections, the treponematoses, tumors, perimortem fractures and postmortem breakage, the effects of these conditions on the skeleton, muscle markers of stress, a case report reflecting the advanced stages of a disease rarely encountered in osteological collections, dorsal and ventral views of the skeleton, major muscle attachments, and common, uncommon, and rare diseases.
However, specific treponemal tests will not differentiate syphilis from nonvenereal treponematoses such as Bejel, Yaws, and Pinta.
This uncertainty is plausible because venereal syphilis and the endemic treponematoses are serologically indistinguishable (23).
Sexually transmitted diseases and endemic treponematoses characteristic for hot climate areas.
Expert Committee on Venereal Diseases and Treponematoses, Sixth Report (WHO Technical Report Series, No.
While these can be clinically differentiated, the skeletal manifestations of the treponematoses are, unfortunately, all very similar.
An algorithm has been developed to assist in assessment of children from areas with endemic treponematoses with positive screening and treponemal serologic tests.