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March 1973

Histologic Patterns of Secondary Syphilis

Author Affiliations

Miami, Fla

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

Arch Dermatol. 1973;107(3):373-377. doi:10.1001/archderm.1973.01620180027008

Wide variation in histologic appearance was noted among biopsy specimens from 27 proven cases of secondary syphilis. Familiarity with these variations is requisite for proper histologic diagnosis of secondary syphilis.