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Description:This patient presented with a penile lesion, which under dark field microscopic examination was found to be due to syphilis.
The primary stage of syphilis is usually marked by the appearance of a single sore known as a chancre, but there may be multiple sores. The chancre is usually firm, round, small, and painless.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Susan Lindsley
Creation Date:1972
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Links:CDC – Nat. Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention: Some Facts about Syphilis
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