Oral syphilis--re-emergence of an old disease with oral manifestations.

  title={Oral syphilis--re-emergence of an old disease with oral manifestations.},
  author={Caroline L. Scott and Stephen R. Flint},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  volume={34 1},
Three representative cases of oral primary syphilis are presented. We wish to highlight the resurgence of this disease, which has occurred recently in the western world, particularly in Europe and the United States of America. Since the initial presentation may be oral, it is important to include syphilis in the differential diagnosis of patients presenting to oral diagnostic clinics with atypical oral ulceration. Recent developments in the serological diagnostic tests and treatment are… CONTINUE READING

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