Secondary syphilis: the classical triad of skin rash, mucosal ulceration and lymphadenopathy

Mullooly, C.; Higgins, S. P.
August 2010
International Journal of STD & AIDS;Aug2010, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p537
Academic Journal
After years of declining incidence in many developed countries, syphilis infection has re-emerged as a major public health problem in the past decade. The secondary stage of syphilis epitomizes the capacity of the infection to present in myriad ways. The skin, lymph glands and mucosal membranes are the most commonly affected tissues.


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