Congenital syphilis is a rare disease. Primary skeletal presentation is also unusual, and recognition and prompt treatment are necessary to avoid devastating consequences. Differential diagnoses include trauma. Caffey’s disease, scurvy, and hypervitaminosis D. Penicillin treatment will reverse most changes.
- Congenital syphilis
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine