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Syphilis is an infectious disease caused by Treponema pallidum. Children experience 2 forms of syphilis, acquired syphilis and congenital syphilis, which results from transplacental transmission of spirochetes.
Worldwide, in recent years, the number of cases of primary and secondary syphilis has increased, along with inadequate control of pregnant women has contributed to the increase in Congenital Syphilis.
Syphilis, both in the early and late stages, can have numerous and complex manifestations and may simulate other diseases.
A high number of newborns can be asymptomatic,so serologic testing has the primary role in the diagnosis in both pregnant women and children.
This study will observe the clinical presentation and the laboratory of patients with CS treated.
Parasitology Division, Children's Hospital "R Gutierrez" of Buenos Aires
Not yet recruiting
Hospital de Niños R. Gutierrez de Buenos Aires
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-29T14:36:48-0400
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Although congenital syphilis is preventable, its incidence has increased in Brazil.
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Syphilis acquired in utero and manifested by any of several characteristic tooth (Hutchinson's teeth) or bone malformations and by active mucocutaneous syphilis at birth or shortly thereafter. Ocular and neurologic changes may also occur.
Cardiovascular manifestations of SYPHILIS, an infection of TREPONEMA PALLIDUM. In the late stage of syphilis, sometimes 20-30 years after the initial infection, damages are often seen in the blood vessels including the AORTA and the AORTIC VALVE. Clinical signs include syphilitic aortitis, aortic insufficiency, or aortic ANEURYSM.
Serologic tests for syphilis.
The stage of syphilis that occurs following the primary (CHANCRE) and secondary stages. The patient is asymptomatic at the latent stage but remains seropositive for the SPIROCHETE.
Syphilis serodiagnosis employing as the antigen Treponema pallidum obtained from rabbit syphilis orchitis. Treponemes are kept alive for a few hours in a special medium. When syphilitic serum and complement are added and incubated, the treponemes are immobilized, i.e., stop moving.
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Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...