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What is Bejel?

What is Bejel?

  • Bejel: An infectious disease caused by Treponema pallidum which is similar to the organism that causes syphilis but is not sexually transmitted.

Bejel is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Bejel, or a subtype of Bejel, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Bejel: Introduction

Types of Bejel:

Broader types of Bejel:

How serious is Bejel?

Complications of Bejel: see complications of Bejel

What causes Bejel?

Causes of Bejel: see causes of Bejel

What are the symptoms of Bejel?

Symptoms of Bejel: see symptoms of Bejel

Complications of Bejel: see complications of Bejel

Can anyone else get Bejel?

More information: see contagiousness of Bejel
Inheritance: see inheritance of Bejel

Bejel: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Bejel.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Bejel.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Bejel: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Bejel.
Treatments for Bejel: see treatments for Bejel

Name and Aliases of Bejel

Main name of condition: Bejel

Other names or spellings for Bejel:

Dichuchwa, Endemic syphilis, Frenga, Njovera, Nonvenereal syphilis, Siti

Nonvenereal endemic syphilis Source - Diseases Database

Dichuchwa, Endemic syphilis, Frenga, Njovera, Nonvenereal syphilis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Bejel: Related Conditions

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