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Bone lesions in early syphilis detected by bone scintigraphy.
  1. K Hansen,
  2. K Hvid-Jacobsen,
  3. H Lindewald,
  4. P S Sørensen,
  5. K Weismann

    Abstract

    We report a case of early syphilis with multiple bone lesions which all resolved after treatment with penicillin. We discuss why bone lesions may be more prevalent than generally believed and why 99m-Tc-MDP-bone scintigraphy is more sensitive than radiography in detecting syphilitic periostitis.

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