Table 1

Clinical presentations of congenital syphilis 19 29

Clinical findingsPercentage
*Hutchison triad.
Early
Abnormal bone x ray61
Hepatomegaly51
Splenomagaly49
Petechiae41
Skin leisons35
Anaemia34
Lymphadenopathy32
Jaundice30
Pseudoparalysis28
Snuffles23
Late
Frontal bossing30–87
Palatal deformation76
Dental dystrophies*55
Interstitial keratitis*20–50
Abnormal bone x ray30–46
Nasal deformity (saddle deformity)*10–30
Eighth nerve deafness 3–4
Neurosyphilis 1–5
Joint disorder 1–3