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Unusual location of syphilitic alopecia: a case report.
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PMID:  10328024     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of syphilitic alopecia on the legs of young man is described. Both positive serologic tests and the clinical response to treatment with penicillin suggest that this alopecia was due to syphilis. This report suggests that the physician should be aware of the possible unusual location of syphilitic alopecia at sites other than the scalp, eyebrows, and beard.
S S Pareek
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Sexually transmitted diseases     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0148-5717     ISO Abbreviation:  Sex Transm Dis     Publication Date:    1982 Jan-Mar
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-06-07     Completed Date:  1999-06-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7705941     Medline TA:  Sex Transm Dis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  43-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Faculty of Medicine, University of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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MeSH Terms
Alopecia / etiology*,  pathology
Diagnosis, Differential
Syphilis / complications*,  diagnosis

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