[Discovery of Chlamydia trachomatis in the throat during diagnosis of secondary syphilis in an HIV+ patient].

@article{Deniaud2003DiscoveryOC,
  title={[Discovery of Chlamydia trachomatis in the throat during diagnosis of secondary syphilis in an HIV+ patient].},
  author={François Deniaud and Catherine Scieux and E. -M. Spindler and M. Janier},
  journal={Presse medicale},
  year={2003},
  volume={32 30},
  pages={1413-6}
}
INTRODUCTION Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) pharyngitis has rarely been described in the literature. Studies in the last decade have shown a prevalence of less than 5%, with more women than men infected in the pharynx. Among homosexual men, only one study, conducted more than 5 years ago, detected the presence of CT in the throat (in one patient out of 13 tested). OBSERVATION A 33 year-old homosexual man consulted for cutaneous lesions on the palms and the chest. Infected by HIV, he was taking… CONTINUE READING