Two recent cases of tertiary syphilis.

  title={Two recent cases of tertiary syphilis.},
  author={Paulo C S Varela and Ros{\'a}rio Alves and Gilberto Velho and C Santos and Alessandra Massa and Mark Sanches},
  journal={European journal of dermatology : EJD},
  volume={9 5},
Tertiary syphilis is now a rare disease in Europe, mainly as a result of occasional antibiotherapy for concomitant infections. However early syphilis is rising in USA and Germany, and it is necessary to maintain an high level of knowledge and suspicion to achieve a diagnosis in the tertiary stage of the disease. In this report two patients with benign tertiary syphilis are described. The first one is a 55-year-old female with erythemato-violaceous annular scaling plaques on the right buttock… CONTINUE READING