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Description of Yaws

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Yaws: an infectious tropical disease resembling syphilis in its early stages; marked by red skin eruptions and ulcerating lesions.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Yaws: An endemic, infectious, nonvenereal disease in humans that presents mainly in children younger than 15 years. The disease occurs primarily in warm, humid, tropical areas of Africa, Asia, South America, and Oceania, among poor rural populations where conditions of overcrowding and poor sanitation prevail. Infection with Treponema pertenue, a subspecies of Treponema pallidum, causes the disease.
Source: Diseases Database

Yaws: tropical systemic non-venereal infection caused by Treponema pallidum subspecies pertenue.
Source: CRISP

Yaws: A systemic non-venereal infection of the tropics caused by Treponema pallidum subspecies pertenue.
Source: MeSH 2007

Yaws: Related Topics

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Yaws: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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

Yaws as a Disease

Yaws (medical condition): See Yaws (disease information).
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Source: Diseases Database

Source - NIH

Source - WordNet 2.1

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Yaws

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Yaws

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