primary syphilis

[n] - the first stage
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primary syphilis

The first stage of syphilis ... See: syphilis. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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primary syphilis

noun the first stage; characterized by a chancre at the site of infection
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primary syphilis

the first stage of the disease, showing symptoms about a week after spirochetes have penetrated the skin or a mucous membrane. The first sign is a painless sore called a chancre that appears usually about three weeks after infection. It is normally firm or hard, resembling a blister, pimple, or ulcerated, open sore. In me...
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Primary Syphilis

The first stage of syphilis, in which small ulcer develop into chancres and heal 6-12 weeks later. The lesions that occur with syphilis occur on the genitals, mouth or near the anus.
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primary syphilis

Type: Term Definitions: 1. the first stage of syphilis See: syphilis
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Primary syphilis

The incubation period for syphilis is usually about 3 weeks. The typical chancre appears as a 1 cm eroded, pink, flat topped papule, surrounded by a narrow red border. There may be some crusting. Lesions are usually solitary. The chancre persists for three to eight weeks and then heals leaving a slight scar. The chancre contains spirochetes that ar
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