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Secondary syphilis with framboesiform lesions.
  1. S N Tham,
  2. S K Ng
  1. National Skin Centre, Singapore.


    An unusual case of secondary syphilis is presented. A 40 year old Chinese male presented with a one-month history of a scaly scalp with purulent discharge, and crusted papules and nodules on the face, body and genitals. A diagnosis of secondary syphilis was confirmed, and he responded rapidly to treatment.

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