• Pathological examination of a girl with congenital syphilis revealed a focal granulomatous reaction involving the anterior uvea and lens. Krajian's (silver) stain exhibited spiral forms that were morphologically compatible with Treponema pallidum within the lens cortex. These findings have been rarely reported in early congenital lues.
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