0 Congenital Syphilis

Congenital Syphilis

Early ( <2yr )
Late ( >2yr )
  • Mucocutaneous Rash or rhinitis (Snuffles)
  • Similar to Secondary Syphilis in adults

  1. Hutchinson Teeth (1st lower molors)
  2. Deafness (8th Nerve)
  3. Interstitial Keratitis

  • Lymphadenopahy
  • Autoimmune Haemolytic anemia
  • Osteochondritis and Metaphysitis
  • Glaucoma
  • Pseudoparalysis of parrot (Painful limbs)

  • Saddle Nose
  • Frontal bossing
  • Olympian’s Brow
  • Higoumenakis sign (Prominence of Sternoclavicular joint )
  • Rhagades (rash at shin area)
  • Clutton’s joints

Treatment : Crystalline Penicillin G for 10-14 days

Other causes of Pseudoparalysis of parrot :
  • Scurvey
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Hypokalemia

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