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May 1971

Congenital Syphilis

Author Affiliations

USNR, Washington, DC

From the Department of Dermatology, Navy Dispensary, Washington, DC.

Arch Dermatol. 1971;103(5):524-526. doi:10.1001/archderm.1971.04000170058016

The increasing incidence of acquired syphilis in our young population makes mandatory a thorough knowledge of congenital syphilis. The skin eruption of an infant with congenital syphilis was the most striking feature of this disease.