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What is Tertiary syphilis?

What is Tertiary syphilis?

  • Tertiary syphilis: A condition which is characterized by late generalized syphilis with involvement of many organs and tissues.
  • Tertiary syphilis: the third stage; characterized by involvement of internal organs especially the brain and spinal cord as well as the heart and liver.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

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

Tertiary syphilis: Introduction

Types of Tertiary syphilis:

Broader types of Tertiary syphilis:

How serious is Tertiary syphilis?

Complications of Tertiary syphilis: see complications of Tertiary syphilis

What causes Tertiary syphilis?

Causes of Tertiary syphilis: see causes of Tertiary syphilis

What are the symptoms of Tertiary syphilis?

Symptoms of Tertiary syphilis: see symptoms of Tertiary syphilis

Complications of Tertiary syphilis: see complications of Tertiary syphilis

Can anyone else get Tertiary syphilis?

More information: see contagiousness of Tertiary syphilis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Tertiary syphilis

Tertiary syphilis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Tertiary syphilis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Tertiary syphilis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Tertiary syphilis: Allergist/Immunologist, Neurologist, Internist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Tertiary syphilis.
Treatments for Tertiary syphilis: see treatments for Tertiary syphilis
Research for Tertiary syphilis: see research for Tertiary syphilis

Name and Aliases of Tertiary syphilis

Main name of condition: Tertiary syphilis

Other names or spellings for Tertiary syphilis:

Late syphilis

Syphilis, tertiary Source - Diseases Database

Late syphilis, Syphilis, tertiary, Late syphilis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Tertiary syphilis: Related Conditions

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