ID#: 16744
This patient was born with a condition known as congenital syphilis, due to the fact that the patient’s mother had been infected, while pregnant, with the spirochete microorganism, Treponema pallidum. Note the frontal bossing, or prominent forehead, which is one of the indications of possible congenital syphilis.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Renelle Woodall
Creation Date: 1969
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