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Secondary syphilis

Syphilis is a complex disease, with innumerable clinical presentations. As is well known, syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the spirochete Treponema pallidum. Here we will discuss secondary syphilis, which, despite its name, is an early stage of syphilis. A chancre, or painless ulcerated lesion, is the most common clinical sign of primary…

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