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Mucous patch on the tongue of a child with congenital syphilis

Illustration by surgeon and Anatomist Thomas Godart (active 1852-1861), pathological artist at St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London. Watercolor drawing of a 2-year-old girl with congenital syphilis showing mucous patches on the dorsum of the tongue and at the corners of the mouth. (Source: St Bartholomew's Hospital Archives & Museum, London. Wellcome Trust, London. Public Domain Mark.)

Associated Disorders

  • Congenital HIV infection
  • Congenital central nervous system infections
  • Congenital cytomegalovirus infection
  • Congenital herpes virus infection
  • Congenital infections
  • Congenital rubella infection
  • Congenital toxoplasmosis infection
  • Maternal HIV infection
  • Maternal syphilis