Author(s): Yakinci C, Ozcan A, Aslan T, Demirhan B
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Abstract Bejel is a form of endemic syphilis which is transmitted by non-venereal route. According to our knowledge, no cases of bejel have been reported from Turkey for more than 30 years. In this report, three children and their father who suffer from bejel are presented. The history, physical findings, laboratory investigations, treatment and results of the cases are reviewed, and the related literature is discussed.
This article was published in J Trop Pediatr
and referenced in Journal of Gerontology & Geriatric Research