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Abstract

Thus Fracastorius begins his famous poem, which gave us the name syphilis for this major venereal disease. Close to five centuries later, the question of whence the disease came is still being debated.

Keywords

Lichen Planus Venereal Disease Research Laboratory Benzathine Penicillin Secondary Syphilis Latent Syphilis 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yehudi M. Felman
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyState University of New York, Downstate Medical SchoolBrooklynUSA
  2. 2.Department of Preventive MedicineState University of New York, Downstate Medical SchoolBrooklynUSA
  3. 3.Department of Community HealthState University of New York, Downstate Medical SchoolBrooklynUSA

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