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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 7, Issue 4, pp 229–231 | Cite as

The unusual case: Persistence of metaphyseal changes in penicillin treated congenital syphilis

  • Susanne Reiter
  • A. Øigaard
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Abstract

A case of congenital syphilis is described in which the diagnosis was not made until the age of 9 and with persistance of metaphyseal changes in spite of prolonged penicillin treatment.

Key words

Lues congenita Syphilis Metaphysitis syphilitica 

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© Springer-Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Susanne Reiter
    • 1
  • A. Øigaard
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Diagnostic Radiology and PediatricsRigshospitalet (University of Copenhagen)CopenhagenDenmark

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