Card Set Information
for an upcoming exam
motile anaerobic spirochete
Firm small painless lesion with punched out appearance with rolled edges
Primary syphilis S&Sx
Mild flu like sx
How soon do chancres form?
10-60 days after an infection
Maculopapular rash affecting the palms and soles of the feet
flat broad based papules that coalesce
When does secondary syphilis occur?
4-8 weeks after appearance of chancre
Mucocutaneous mucous patches
What is the difference between early latent and late latent?
early: <1 year, late >1 year
Signs of tertiary syphilis
CV damage, gummas, neurosyphilis
What labs are connected with tertiary syphilis?
: pleocytosis and increased protein
S/sx of neurosyphilis
Seizures, MS changes
Argyll Roberston Pupils
Small or large areas of necrosis that are painless
PCN G 2.4 mU x 1 dose
VRDL titers at 3, 6, 12mo
: continuous infusion of PCN