Oral manifestations of secondary syphilis in the elderly - a timely reminder for dentists.

Abstract

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infectious disease caused by Treponema pallidum. Cases of syphilis have increased in frequency and are challenging when affecting the elderly. The main causes of increased prevalence of syphilis are sexual promiscuity, lack of knowledge about the disease and decreasing use of barrier protection. Clinically, the oral… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/adj.12085

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