July 1972

Acquired Syphilis in Early Childhood

Author Affiliations

Miami, Fla

From the departments of dermatology (Drs. Ackerman, Goldfaden, and Cosmides) and pathology (Dr. Ackerman), University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Fla.

Arch Dermatol. 1972;106(1):92-93. doi:10.1001/archderm.1972.01620100078023

Syphilis was acquired by three young children in whom skin signs were the only clue to the early detection of this disease.