a) Untreated usually involves three stages
c) Gumma is a manifestation of the third stage
- Primary: A red, oval sore, called a chancre (ulcus durum) develops at the site where the bacteria entered the body
Elise: wiki says that syphilis should have a "hard chancre", whereas the statements speaks about a a "soft chancre"
Molle = soft , Derfor er denne feil!
-Secondary: condyloma latum, a cutaneous condition characterized by wart like lesions on the genitals
-Latent: having serologic proof of infection without symptoms of disease.
-Tertiary: formation of chronic gummas, which are soft, tumor-like balls of inflammation which may vary considerably in size. They typically affect the skin, bone, and liver, but can occur anywhere