oa South African Medical Journal - Treponemal depigmentation, with special reference to yaws
|Article Title||Treponemal depigmentation, with special reference to yaws|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 The Leprosy Study Centre, London, England|
|Publication Date||Mar 1976|
|Pages||442 - 445|
|Keyword(s)||Histology, Prevalence, Site affected, Treponemal depigmentation, Treponematoses and Yaws|
Depigmentation of the skin at characteristic sites occurs in all the treponematoses, but it is seen most commonly in older persons who have had yaws in infancy or childhood, especially when treatment has been inadequate to prevent this tertiary manifestation.
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