Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacterium Treponema
pallidum ... In secondary syphilis a diffuse rash which frequently involves the
palms of the hands and soles of the fee...
Secondary syphilis is the second stage of this highly contagious sexually ... the
rash looks like one caused by another disease, making diagnosis trickier.
Jul 19, 2016 ... This stage typically starts with the development of a rash on one or more areas of
the body. Rashes associated with secondary syphilis can ...
People with secondary syphilis experience a rosy "copper penny" rash typically
on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet. However, rashes with a different
Syphilis transmission can occur when infected lesions come in contact with the
soft skin ... If the syphilis infection is not treated, the person may develop a rash.
Jan 2, 2007 ... The Case: A 34-year-old homosexual man was referred to a dermatologist for
evaluation of a nonpruritic skin rash. The rash had appeared on ...
Syphilis — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of this
... This rash is usually not itchy and may be accompanied by wart-like sores in ...
Feb 16, 2016 ... Syphilis. These photographs show the disseminated rash observed in secondary
syphilis. Used with permission from Wisdom A. Color Atlas of ...
Jan 30, 2016 ... The sore is known as a chancre and this phase is known as primary syphilis.
Widespread rash and 'flu-like symptoms appear next (secondary ...
Apr 1, 2016 ... Syphilis is a bacterial infection that's typically spread through sexual contact ...
first appears — and in its secondary stage, when a rash appears.