Congenital syphilis experience at the royal hospital, Muscat, Oman, Five case series

Congenital syphilis experience at the royal hospital, Muscat, Oman, Five case series

Author: 
Al Manar Al Busaidi, Safa Ambusaidi and Hilal Al Hashami
Abstract: 

Treponema pallidum was discovered in 1905 as a causative organism of syphilis. Although discovered early, syphilis is still a major health problem in many developing countries.There are few studies available on congenital syphilis from gulf countries including Oman.We described a 5 cases of congenital syphilis seen in tertiary care center the Royal Hospital, Muscat, Oman. The aim of this case series is to high light the clinical and laboratory features of the baby who born to mothers with positive VDRL in order to help in directing efforts and plans toward appropriate management and better prevention measures in dealing with children with congenital syphilis or born of mothers with syphilis.

Paper No: 
1558