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Bejel in Malatya, Turkey.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7776395     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Bejel is a form of endemic syphilis which is transmitted by non-venereal route. According to our knowledge, no cases of bejel have been reported from Turkey for more than 30 years. In this report, three children and their father who suffer from bejel are presented. The history, physical findings, laboratory investigations, treatment and results of the cases are reviewed, and the related literature is discussed.
Authors:
C Yakinci; A Ozcan; T Aslan; B Demirhan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of tropical pediatrics     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0142-6338     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Trop. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1995 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-07-11     Completed Date:  1995-07-11     Revised Date:  2006-03-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8010948     Medline TA:  J Trop Pediatr     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  117-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Inönü University Medical School, Malatya, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Child
Child, Preschool
Ear Deformities, Acquired / etiology
Family Health*
Female
Hand Deformities, Acquired / etiology
Humans
Joint Deformities, Acquired / etiology
Male
Treponemal Infections* / blood,  complications,  drug therapy,  radiography
Turkey
Ulcer / etiology

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