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Syphilis

  • J. S. Bingham
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Abstract

Syphilis is a fascinating disease that was common until a few decades ago. Untreated, it may run a prolonged course and its manifestations are many and varied. It is different from most other sexually transmitted diseases in that it is systemic from the outset. In the past, the disease has been more prevalent that it is today and it has had its influence on the course of events by its effects on many persons who have played important roles in the history of the Western world.

Keywords

Secondary Stage Venereal Disease Research Laboratory Benzathine Penicillin Secondary Syphilis Early Syphilis 
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