secondary syphilis


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secondary syphilis

n.
The second and highly infectious stage of syphilis, appearing from seven to ten weeks after the initial exposure, marked by a skin rash, fever, headache, sore throat, and muscle pain.
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Noun1.secondary syphilis - the second stage; characterized by eruptions of the skin and mucous membrane
lues, lues venerea, pox, syph, syphilis - a common venereal disease caused by the treponema pallidum spirochete; symptoms change through progressive stages; can be congenital (transmitted through the placenta)
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5 percent; Primary and Secondary Syphilis went up 7.
Other conditions that can trigger PR include secondary syphilis (characterized by involvement of the palms and soles, lymphadenopathy, and greater lesional infiltration); seborrheic dermatitis (characterized by greater involvement of the scalp and other hairy parts of the body); nummular eczema (more pruritic); and pityriasis lichenoides chronica, which involves more chronic and relapsing lesions.
The recent rise in primary and secondary syphilis rates have caused a concurrent surge of congenital syphilis (CS) cases observed in all regions of the United States during the same time period, said Dr.
In secondary syphilis with lung, bone, gastrointestinal involvement, or generalized lymphadenopathy, increased FDG uptake was the most commonly detected changes.
A nonpruritic, symmetric, "raw ham"-colored papular eruption on a patient's trunk, palms, and soles is also characteristic of secondary syphilis.
History of other ulcer in past was seen in secondary syphilis and genital herpes only and may be considered as an indicator of STU.
If untreated, secondary syphilis develops within four to 10 weeks, as the spirochetes spread throughout the body.
In 2015, the rate of reported primary and secondary syphilis in the United States was 7.
For the interactive survey, conducted during a session on fungal infections at the 2016 Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic and Clinical Conference, board-certified dermatologists viewed 13 clinical images (which included other conditions such as secondary syphilis and pityriasis rosea) and were asked via an audience response system whether or not they thought the case was a fungal skin infection.
In accordance with the Healthy People 2020 Goals for the nation, this FOA focuses on reducing the proportion of adolescents and young adults with Chlamydia trachomatis infections, reducing Chlamydia rates among females aged 15-44 years, reducing gonorrhea rates, reducing sustained domestic transmission of primary and secondary syphilis, congenital syphilis, GC incidence, and reducing the proportion of young adults with genital herpes infection due to herpes simplex type 2.
The anti-Treponema pallidum immunohistochemical stain (Biocare/ PP153AA, Concord, California) is useful in cutaneous biopsies from patients with secondary syphilis, and it is superior to the Warthin-Starry silver stain.
He was diagnosed as secondary syphilis and was treated with intramuscular injection of 2.