Reexamining Syphilis: An Update on Epidemiology, Clinical Manifestations, and Management

  title={Reexamining Syphilis: An Update on Epidemiology, Clinical Manifestations, and Management},
  author={Molly E Kent and F. Romanelli},
  journal={Annals of Pharmacotherapy},
  pages={226 - 236}
  • Molly E Kent, F. Romanelli
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Pharmacotherapy
  • Objective: To review the epidemiology, clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment of syphilis. Data Sources: Studies and reviews were abstracted from MEDLINE (1950–April 2007) using the search term syphilis. AN papers were cross-referenced to identify additional studies and reviews for inclusion. Study Selection and Data Extraction: Pertinent original research articles, review articles, and book chapters were evaluated. Data Synthesis: Syphilis is a spirochetal disease that has plagued mankind… CONTINUE READING
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