A 3-year-old male presents to the pediatrician with his mother. The child was born deaf. Physical exam reveals centrally-notched incisors, a flattened nose, a sharp anterior bowing of the tibia, and corneal erythema.
This child has congenital syphilis characterized by deafness, Hutchinson's teeth (centrally notched, widely-spaced peg-shaped upper central incisors), saddle nose, saber shins, and interstitial keratitis of the cornea. The treatment for syphilis is Penicillin G Treatment is for both the pregnant mother and the neonate.