What is the morbidity and mortality associated with endemic syphilis?

Updated: Sep 14, 2020
  • Author: Hassan I Galadari, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
  • Print


Because the disease rarely manifests clinically significant cardiovascular and neurologic symptoms, mortality is uncommon unless the disease state is highly exaggerated, through either a large inoculum or a devastating immune reaction.

Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!