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Congenital syphilis.Darkfield micrograph of Treponema pallidum.


WARNING: the image below depicts the symptoms of STDs and is intended for educational use only. Parental caution is advised.

Primary stage syphilis sore (chancre) on glans (head) of the penis.Primary stage syphilis sore (chancre) on glans (head) of the penis.

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WARNING: the image below depicts the symptoms of STDs and is intended for educational use only. Parental caution is advised.

Primary stage syphilis sore (chancre) inside the vaginal opening.Primary stage syphilis sore (chancre) inside the vaginal opening.

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Primary stage syphilis sore (chancre) on the surface of a tongue.Primary stage syphilis sore (chancre) on the surface of a tongue.


Secondary stage syphilis sores (lesions) on the palms of the hands. Referred to as palmar lesions.Secondary stage syphilis sores (lesions) on the palms of the hands. Referred to as "palmar lesions."


Secondary stage syphilis sores (lesions) on the bottoms of the feet. Referred to as plantar lesions.Secondary stage syphilis sores (lesions) on the bottoms of the feet. Referred to as "plantar lesions."


Secondary syphilis rash on the back. Secondary syphilis rash on the back.



 

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