ID#: 12586
This image depicts the soles of a patient’s feet, who had presented with an outbreak of plantar syphilids, due to what was diagnosed as a secondary syphilitic infection, caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. The secondary stage of syphilis is characterized by the manifestation of a skin rash and mucous membrane lesions. This stage typically starts with the development of a rash on one or more areas of the body. The rash usually does not cause itching.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Robert Sumpter
Creation Date: 1967
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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