Syphilis

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Syphilis is the infectious disease caused by Treponema pallidum.

General

Gross

Aorta:

  • Wrinkled intimal surface - "tree bark" appearance.[3]

Microscopic

Features:

DDx:

Stains

Image

See also

References

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  3. Rose, Alan G. (2008). Atlas of Gross Pathology with Histologic Correlation (1st ed.). Cambridge University Press. pp. 80. ISBN 978-0521868792.
  4. Brinster, NK. (Nov 2008). "Dermatopathology for the surgical pathologist: a pattern-based approach to the diagnosis of inflammatory skin disorders (part II).". Adv Anat Pathol 15 (6): 350-69. doi:10.1097/PAP.0b013e31818b1ac6. PMID 18948765.
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  6. URL: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/104/1/e4. Accessed on: 17 November 2010.