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Syphilis is a chronic infectious disease caused by the bacterium (microorganism) treponema pallidum. It is transmitted by direct contact with an infected lesion,usually through sexual intercourse. When untreated,syphilis progresses through primary,secondary and latent stages. The early stages of syphilis may not have any detectable symptoms. In some cases,symptoms can remain dormant for ...
Ovotesticular Disorder of Sex Development
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