The authors describe an atypical case of primary syphilis of the neck. The unusual clinical presentation and localization led to an initial diagnostic mistake. This case confirms the polymorphic character of syphilis. Considering the increased incidence of sexually transmitted infections worldwide, a high index of suspicion should be maintained by physicians.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases