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Case Reports in Pediatrics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 934634, 4 pages
Case Report

Symptomatic Early Congenital Syphilis: A Common but Forgotten Disease

Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, Hyderabad 500003, India

Received 20 July 2012; Accepted 19 September 2012

Academic Editors: A. Binder, S. Brogly, I. J. Griffin, A. W. Kamps, W. B. Moskowitz, S. Stabouli, and D. I. Zafeiriou

Copyright © 2012 Machiraju Vasudeva Murali et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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