Benign nodular tertiary syphilis: a rare presenting manifestation of HIV infection.

@article{Revathi2011BenignNT,
  title={Benign nodular tertiary syphilis: a rare presenting manifestation of HIV infection.},
  author={Tamil Nadu Revathi and Shilpa Bhat and G. S. Asha},
  journal={Dermatology online journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={5}
}
Late cutaneous syphilis has become a rarity as a result of the effective treatment of early and latent syphilis with antibiotics. We report a heterosexual male who presented with multiple large annular plaques of two years duration. Skin biopsy revealed endarteritis and non-caseating granulomas in the dermis along with plasma cells. VDRL and TPHA were… CONTINUE READING