Early congenital syphilis

A disease affecting newborns or children up to 2 years of age, caused by an Infection with the gram-negative bacteria Treponema pallidum pallidum in utero. Transmission is by vertical transmission. Confirmation is by Prenatal screening.

Causes

  • Treponema pallidum (organism)
  • Organ Affected

  • Skin System (Integumentary System)
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