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A clinical, bacteriological and serological pictures of 45 patients with chancriform pyoderma are presented, A single ulcer (92.8%), localized on genitals (91.1%) in adult males (93.3%), imitating or very similar to syphilitic primary chancre in our material was observed. A second case in the literature, of chancriform pyoderma on the dorsal surface of the(More)
BACKGROUND Pemphigus vulgaris is an autoimmune disease in which genetics appears to be of basic importance. Although association with certain human leukocyte antigen (HLA) alleles has been found in some ethnic groups and individuals, no true disease susceptibility genes have been established, and familial cases are very unusual. METHODS We report a Polish(More)
An unusual form of secondary syphilis is presented, characterised by eruption of keratopustular syphilides which became confluent on the genitals and on other surfaces of the body. Histologically an intensive intraepidermal multilocular pustule formation was followed by equally intense but incomplete keratinisation. Abundant oozing lesions forced the(More)
  • Z Starzycki
  • The British journal of venereal diseases
  • 1983
Six patients were seen with primary syphilitic chancres on their fingers between 1965 and 1980. Of these, two had bipolar chancres on their fingers and genitals resulting from sexual foreplay. Because syphilis is rarely suspected in such cases diagnostic errors are common.