Early syphilis

A disease caused by an Infection with the gram-negative bacteria Treponema pallidum pallidum, including primary and secondary stages of syphilis, and early latent Syphilis of less than 2 years duration. This disease is characterized by a single chancre in the primary stage, and diffuse rash in the secondary stage. Transmission is commonly by Sexual contact.

Causes

  • Sexual transmission (qualifier value)
  • Treponema pallidum (organism)
  • Organ Affected

  • Skin System (Integumentary System)
  • Related ICD 10 COde

    ICD 10 Code A51

    1439 0.570631980896