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Osteitis in early syphilis: a case report
  1. Charlotte Graudal,
  2. Kamma Lange,
  3. Ove Jensen
  1. Department of Dermatology, Municipal Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
  2. Department of Venereology, Municipal Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark


    Osteitis of the tibia was diagnosed in a patient presenting with secondary syphilis. The course of the illness indicates that pain in bones in secondary syphilis may be the first symptom of an otherwise inapparent osteitis.

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