-Syphilis. From Aljarafe Hospital Nisa they suggest that skin produces very different pictures and can be confused with other skin diseases. “Most often the appearance of the chancre at the site of infection, which is a kind of asymptomatic afta that may go unnoticed depending on the area of appearance” indicate. This picture would correspond with primary syphilis, but if left untreated, explains Martin can spread throughout the body and cause rash, “spots on the skin that can be confused with an allergy to a drug and appears what is called secondary syphilis “.
This expert notes that “we must be alert if the patient has already undergone primary and cutaneous manifestations (red spots on the palms of the hands and feet) are accompanied by fever, lymphadenopathy and general fatigue”.