COMMENTARY

Syphilis: Osmosis Study Video

Rishi Desai, MD, MPH

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May 24, 2019

What is Syphilis? Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease that affects the skin and mucous membrane of the external genitalia, and also sometimes the mouth. It is caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. This illustrated video reviews key aspects of the pathology, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of syphilis.

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