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January 1974

Lichenoid Secondary Syphilis

Author Affiliations


From the Division of Dermatology, Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital and Case-Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland.

Arch Dermatol. 1974;109(1):81-83. doi:10.1001/archderm.1974.01630010057014

Three patients with secondary syphilis had a lichen planus-like cutaneous eruption that cleared after penicillin G benzathine therapy. Syphilis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of lichenoid dermatoses.