How are yaws wounds treated?

Updated: Apr 24, 2020
  • Author: Brian J Daley, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCP, CNSC; Chief Editor: Zubin J Panthaki, MD, CM, FACS, FRCSC  more...
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Answer

Treatment is with a single large dose of penicillin. Untreated yaws can erode to bone and joints and can become deforming and crippling.


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