Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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Chapter 20 - Urogenital and Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Self Quiz - Page 649: 9


(d) It is a hard, painless, lesion

Work Step by Step

During primary syphilis, the chancre is developed and is observed to be a hard, painless, lesion. During the secondary stage, mucous membrane lesions and rashes occur. During the tertiary stage, permanent cardiovascular and neurological damage occur.
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