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Congenital syphilis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16650217     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Congenital syphilis is a rare and serious disease that, although preventable, continues to be a major healthcare problem. Its clinical spectrum ranges from an asymptomatic infection to fulminating sepsis or death. A diagnosis of congenital syphilis was made in an 8-week-old infant whose mother had adequate prenatal care. We present the clinical and histopathologic findings of this uncommon congenital disease.
Alexander Lugo; Samuel Sanchez; Jorge L Sanchez
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric dermatology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0736-8046     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Dermatol     Publication Date:    2006 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-05-02     Completed Date:  2006-10-13     Revised Date:  2009-03-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8406799     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  121-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical
Penicillins / therapeutic use
Pregnancy Complications, Infectious / diagnosis
Syphilis, Congenital / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
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