oa South African Medical Journal - Endemic syphilis or yaws? - a review of the literature from South Africa
|Article Title||Endemic syphilis or yaws? - a review of the literature from South Africa|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 South African Institute for Medical Research, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Aug 1957|
|Pages||821 - 824|
|Keyword(s)||Aetiology, Clinical features, Diagnosis, Endemic syphilis, Epidemiology, Pathology, Prevention, Serology and Yaws|
The literature on syphilis in the Bantu of Southern Africa has been reviewed and the opinion is expressed that the condition frequently descriptionbed in the past as yaws was, in fact, endemic syphilis.
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