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Table 1 Clinical features of early congenital syphilis

From: Better care for babies: the added value of a modified reverse syphilis testing algorithm for the treatment of congenital syphilis in a maternity Hospital in Central African Republic

Hepatosplenomegaly.
Jaundice.
Nasal discharge (snuffles).
Lymphadenopathy.
Maculopapular rash.
Skeletal abnormalities (Osteochondritis, Periostitis).
Pneumonia.
Pseudoparalysis.
Oedema.
Mucocutaneous lesions.
Hemolytic anaemia.
Thrombocytopenia.
  1. All clinical features above are present at birth or within 4–8 weeks after birth