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Syphilis consequences and implications in delayed diagnosis: five cases of secondary syphilis presenting with ocular symptoms


Ocular manifestations of syphilis are uncommon. Five cases of ocular syphilis are presented, in four of which there was a delay in diagnosis. Four of the patients were men who have sex with men (MSM), and four patients were HIV negative.

  • Syphilis
  • T pallidum
  • ophthalmic
  • ocular
  • MSM, gay men
  • oculo-genital infec
  • syphilis

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