Claudia M. Espinosa

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OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Syphilis in children may occur as an acquired or congenital infection. Treponema pallidum subspecies pallidumis the causative microbe. Syphilis beyond early infancy is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). The most common clinical manifestation of acquired infection from childhood to adults is the chancre, a painless papule or ulcer…

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