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...
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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.


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