oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Congenital syphilis in Mocambique : the diagnostic complementary role of laboratory and radiological investigations

Volume 35, Issue 12
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



Congenital syphilis has been and continues to be a principal public health problem in developing countries. Despite the wide experience acquired physicians still have problems in diagnostic evaluation. We report 88 cases of congenital syphilis at Central Hospital of Maputo (Mocambique), emphasizing the role of serological and roentgenographic examinations, the 2 commonest diagnostic tools.

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