Dermatology and Venereology Departement, Hospital Geral de S. António, Porto, Portugal.
- Page(s) : 371-3
- Année de parution : 1999
In spite of the recent increasing incidence of early syphilis in the
USA [1-3] and in Germany [4, 5], cases of tertiary syphilis are nowadays
rarely seen in developed countries. However some cases are still being
reported by some African  and Eastern European countries .
This is mainly due to higher standards of medical care which lead to
more frequent requesting of serological tests and to the widespread use
of antibiotherapy [...]