Descriptor English: Syphilis
Descriptor Spanish: Sífilis
Descriptor sífilis
Scope note: Enfermedad venérea contagiosa producida por la espiroqueta TREPONEMA PALLIDUM.
Descriptor Portuguese: Sífilis
Descriptor French: Syphilis
Entry term(s): Great Pox
Tree number(s): C01.150.252.400.794.840.500
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A contagious venereal disease caused by the spirochete TREPONEMA PALLIDUM.
Annotation: /diag: consider also SYPHILIS SERODIAGNOSIS; note terms for specific types of syphilis
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Entry Combination: congenital:Syphilis, Congenital
DeCS ID: 24320
Unique ID: D013587
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/02/24
Syphilis - Preferred
Concept UI M0020966
Scope note A contagious venereal disease caused by the spirochete TREPONEMA PALLIDUM.
Preferred term Syphilis
Entry term(s) Great Pox

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