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Primary syphilis of the fingers
  1. Z Starzycki
  1. Dermatological Clinic, Medical Academy, Cracow, Poland


    Six patients were seen with primary syphilitic chancres on their fingers between 1965 and 1980. Of these, two had bipolar chancres on their fingers and genitals resulting from sexual foreplay. Because syphilis is rarely suspected in such cases diagnostic errors are common.

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