2011.3-12.Gummas

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Our Dermatol Online. 2011; 2(3): 153
Date of submission: 13.02.2011 / acceptance: 22.02.2011
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GUMMAS

GUMMAS

Rakesh Bharti

AAHIVS (American Academy of HIV Medicine), BDC Research Center, 27-D, Sant Avenue, The Mall, Amritsar, Punjab, 143001, India

Corresponding author: Dr. Patricia Chang    e-mail: rakesh.bharti1@gmail.com


 
Secondary syphilis has become a rare entity after the advent of Penicillin, but with the arrival of HIV on scene cases can be seen again. Here is a young newly wed who presented with these lesions, syphilis was confirmed by VDRL and TPHA (positive in high dilutions). Thanks to Penicillin, after only three weeks of Benzathine Penicillin 2.4 mega units every week, after test dose with C-Pen, the lesions disappeared.
 
Figure 1. Gumma
Figure 2. Gumma
Figure 3. Gumma-after treatment
Figure 4. Gumma-after treatment


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