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Congenital syphilis

Congenital syphilis: Introduction

Congenital syphilis: Syphilis inherited from mother during pregnancy. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Congenital syphilis is available below.

Symptoms of Congenital syphilis

Treatments for Congenital syphilis

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Congenital syphilis?

Congenital syphilis: Related Patient Stories

Congenital syphilis: Deaths

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Congenital syphilis: Complications

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Causes of Congenital syphilis

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Disease Topics Related To Congenital syphilis

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Congenital syphilis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Congenital syphilis

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed more »

Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. Its symptoms can be an inflammation of the breast tissue, such as with a breast rash with more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood more »

Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed. The main problem is that psoriasis more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical more »

Undiagnosed celiac disease in pregnancy harms fetus: The failure to diagnose the common but less known digestive disease celiac disease (see symptoms of celiac disease) is linked to adverse fetal outcomes. more »

Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status can affect her level of fertility. Although obesity or overweight can in themselves reduce fertility, there are more »

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Congenital syphilis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Congenital syphilis

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Congenital syphilis: Animations

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Prevention of Congenital syphilis

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Definitions of Congenital syphilis:

Syphilis acquired in utero and manifested by any of several characteristic tooth (Hutchinson's teeth) or bone malformations and by active mucocutaneous syphilis at birth or shortly thereafter. Ocular and neurologic changes may also occur. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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


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