Infectious Disease Compendium

Bejel

Diagnosis

Endemic non venereal syphilis.

Epidemiologic Risks

Person to person, esp among the poor. Mostly found in South and Central America.

Microbiology

T. pallidum subsp. endemicum.

Empiric Therapy

1.2 IM benzathine penicillin one time.

Pearls

Rants

ICD9 Codes (Soon to be supplanted by ICD10)

Bejel 104.0.