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Two recent cases of tertiary syphilis Volume 9, numéro 5, July - August 1999

Auteurs
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 [6] and Eastern European countries [7]. 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 [...]