Disease Information for Yaws

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Particular physiognomy/Odd looking kids
Craniofacial Abnormalities/Congenital
Facial ulceration/ulcers
Facial/nose deformity/acquired
Facies particular
Gangosa/signs
Gondue/sign
Prominent Nose
Cutaneous manifestations
Leg Ulcers in Elderly
Mother-yaw phenomenon/sign
Multiple granuloma/papules/ulcerating/cutaneous
Nodular rash
Non-healing local ulcer/inoculation site
Palmar keratosis
Plantar hyperkeratosis/sign
Rash/Keratotic
Tropical ulcer syndrome
Ulcerations/skin
Volcano like skin lesions
Adenopathy/adenitis - fistula/drainage
Lymphadenopathy Systemic
Regional adenopathy
Tender adenopathy/unilateral
Bowing of extremities
Saber shins deformity
Nasal ulceration/cutaneous sore
Crab Yaws/Keratotic foot ulcers/Sign
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Multiple deformities newborn (odd look)
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Chronic disorder
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Spread by fomites/particles/detritus
Travel, Geographic & Climate Related Factors
Residence/travel/Africa
Residence/travel/Central America
Residence/travel/Ethiopia
Residence/travel/Haiti
Residence/travel/Somalia
Residence/Travel/Sudan
Ethnic or Racial Factors
Arab/population
Population Group
Child
Population/Immigrant population
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Children/all
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Serum specific antibodies increased
Microlab/Dark field microscopic exam/abnormal
Microlab/Lyme disease (ELISA/IFA) titer
Microlab/Lyme disease Western Blot positive
Microlab/Spirochete on smear
Microlab/Treponema/Sp pertenue isolation
Microlab/Ulcer smear dark-field abnormal
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
FTA-ABS/Treponema pallidum (Lab)
Serologic syphilis test/STS/VDRL/Hinton (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
PATH/Gummatous bone lesion
PATH/Granulomatous tissue/specimen
PATH/Gummatous lesion
X-RAY
Xray/Bone lesion, solitary lytic
Xray/Long bones abnormality/Skeletal
Xray/Periosteal elevation/diffuse
Xray/Sclerosis of bone with periosteal reaction/Skeletal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Bone deformity/acquired
Periostitis
Ulceroglandular syndrome
Yaws
Leg ulcers
Mass in Bone
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Contact/cutaneous/portal of entry pathophysiology
AGENT/Endemic disease (ex)
AGENT/Spirochete (ex)
AGENT/Spirochete/Borrelia/Treponema (category)
Class
CLASS/Pediatric disorders (ex)
Process
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Regional specific
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disease (ex)
PROCESS/Dystostosis/craniofacial (ex)
PROCESS/Granulomatous Disease
Synonyms
Synonym
bouba, Buba, Castellani, E 155 YAWS, FRAMBESIA, Frambesias, Framboesia, Infection by Treponema pertenue, PARANGI, pian, Unspecified yaws, Unspecified yaws (disorder), YAWS, Yaws (disorder), Yaws unspecified, Yaws unspecified (disorder), Synonym/Frambesia, Synonym/Frambesia tropica, Synonym/Granuloma tropica, Synonym/Polypapilloma tropicum, Synonym/Thymiosis
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
RX/Penicillin
Definition

A systemic non-venereal infection of the tropics caused by Treponema pallidum subspecies pertenue.

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