syphilis

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bigfootedbertha
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syphilis
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2011-06-22 20:01:52
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  1. motile anaerobic spirochete
    syphilis
  2. Firm small painless lesion with punched out appearance with rolled edges
    chancre
  3. Primary syphilis S&Sx
    • Mild flu like sx
    • Adenopathy
    • Chancre
  4. How soon do chancres form?
    10-60 days after an infection
  5. Maculopapular rash affecting the palms and soles of the feet
    sceondary syphilis
  6. Condyloma lata
    • flat broad based papules that coalesce
    • secondary syphilis
  7. When does secondary syphilis occur?
    4-8 weeks after appearance of chancre
  8. Mucocutaneous mucous patches
    secondary syphilis
  9. What is the difference between early latent and late latent?
    early: <1 year, late >1 year
  10. Signs of tertiary syphilis
    CV damage, gummas, neurosyphilis
  11. What labs are connected with tertiary syphilis?
    • RPR, VRDL
    • CSF: pleocytosis and increased protein
  12. S/sx of neurosyphilis
    • HA, N/V
    • Seizures, MS changes
    • Argyll Roberston Pupils
    • Tabes Dorsalis
    • Carcot's joints
  13. Small or large areas of necrosis that are painless
    gummas
  14. Syphilis tx
    • PCN G 2.4 mU x 1 dose
    • VRDL titers at 3, 6, 12mo
    • Abstinence
    • Neurosyphilis: continuous infusion of PCN

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