Congenital Syphilis: A Case Report

Authors

  • Saujan Subedi Gandaki Medical College
  • Jayanti Jwarchan Gandaki Medical College, Pokhara
  • Shashwata Raj Pandit Gandaki Medical College, Pokhara
  • Saraswoti Neupane Gandaki Medical College, Pokhara https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3964-1118

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/njdvl.v18i1.30315

Keywords:

Penicillins, Spirochaetales, Syphilis, Congenital, Treponema pallidum

Abstract

Congenital syphilis is a chronic infectious disease caused by Treponema pallidum, a spirochete acquired in-utero by the fetus. Syphilis continues to affect pregnant population, in spite of various measures to control. Here we report a case of congenital syphilis in a two-year-old male child.

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Author Biographies

Saujan Subedi, Gandaki Medical College

Lecturer, Department of Dermatology

Jayanti Jwarchan, Gandaki Medical College, Pokhara

Lecturer, Department of Dermatology

Shashwata Raj Pandit, Gandaki Medical College, Pokhara

Resident, Department of Dermatology

Saraswoti Neupane, Gandaki Medical College, Pokhara

Professor, Department of Dermatology and Venereology

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Published

2020-10-08

How to Cite

Subedi, S., Jwarchan, J., Pandit, S. R., & Neupane, S. (2020). Congenital Syphilis: A Case Report. Nepal Journal of Dermatology, Venereology &Amp; Leprology, 18(1), 73–75. https://doi.org/10.3126/njdvl.v18i1.30315

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Case Reports