Syphilis

Introduction Syphilis (aka venereal disease¬†or¬†venereal syphilis¬†is a contagious (usually sexually transmitted) disease caused by the spirochaete bacterium ‚Äď treponema pallidum. Transmission is either by sexual contact, or congenital via spread from the mother in...

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Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma)

Introduction Systemic sclerosis aka Scleroderma is an autoimmune connective tissue disorder. Other similar diseases include SLE, RA, Sjogren’s syndrome and mixed connective tissue disease. There is a lot of overlap in the symptoms of these...

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