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Image Number 1270 (Syphilis)


Diagnosis: Syphilis

Site: Face

Sex: F

Age: 25


Description: Multiple annular plaques around mouth

Submitted by: Ted Rosen

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Acute onset of asymptomatic annular plaques on face. Similar lesions located around nose. This is an example of the classic annular syphilid of secondary syphilis. This morphology is nearly unique to skin of color, particularly those of African ethnicity.

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