Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Syphilis (Lues): Key Points

…shin, Clutton’s joints, Higoumenakis sign, hepatosplenomegaly, neurosyphilis, pneumonitis, Hutchinson teeth, mulberry molars, snuffles (rhinorrhea with bloody mucus) Neurosyphilis may occur at any time during syphilitic infection. Patients with ne…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Syphilis (Lues): Treatment

Treatment First-line therapy: The first-line therapy for syphilis depends on the duration of infection and the immune competence of the host. Patients’ contacts should be traced and evaluated for possible syphilis infection. All documented cases of…