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Non-Venereal Syphilis

Non-Venereal Syphilis This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Here is an extremely interesting and informative monograph that is presented as a summary of the work conducted by the author over a thirty-year period. This is not just a textbook review of a disease but an engrossing study of the interrelationship of the host, the environment, and the parasite. It is written in a style uncommon to the present-day rigid pattern of presenting facts. The flavor of life in the Arab community of Deir-ez-Zor, in Syria, enhances one's interest and understanding of the subject. The theme of the monograph is to show that bejel and syphilis, as well as yaws and pinta, are but variations of one condition caused by the same organism. The group which the author calls treponematosis probably affects one hundred million persons. He attempts to show that the different manifestations "spring from the way people live, the rules and customs they live by, the social http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

Non-Venereal Syphilis

A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology , Volume 78 (1) – Jul 1, 1958

Non-Venereal Syphilis

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Here is an extremely interesting and informative monograph that is presented as a summary of the work conducted by the author over a thirty-year period. This is not just a textbook review of a disease but an engrossing study of the interrelationship of the host, the environment, and the parasite. It is written in a style uncommon to the present-day...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1958 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-5359
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1958.01560070145032
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Here is an extremely interesting and informative monograph that is presented as a summary of the work conducted by the author over a thirty-year period. This is not just a textbook review of a disease but an engrossing study of the interrelationship of the host, the environment, and the parasite. It is written in a style uncommon to the present-day rigid pattern of presenting facts. The flavor of life in the Arab community of Deir-ez-Zor, in Syria, enhances one's interest and understanding of the subject. The theme of the monograph is to show that bejel and syphilis, as well as yaws and pinta, are but variations of one condition caused by the same organism. The group which the author calls treponematosis probably affects one hundred million persons. He attempts to show that the different manifestations "spring from the way people live, the rules and customs they live by, the social

Journal

A.M.A. Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jul 1, 1958

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