H number H00354
Name Syphilis
Description Syphilis is one of the oldest recognized venereal infection caused by the spirochete Treponema pallidum subsp. pallidum. It is characterized by genital ulceration, skin rash, and development of serious systemic disease. Syphilis may also alter the course of HIV disease. Effective therapy is available but the incidence is increasing in many parts of the world.
Category Infectious disease