SECONDARY SYPHILIS AND ACUTE PELVIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE IN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE: A CASE REPORT

  • Mateus de Paula von Glehn Núcleo de Medicina Tropical da Universidade de Brasília e Secretaria de Estado de Saúde de Distrito Federal
  • Andrea de Morais Garay Silva Secretaria de Estado de Saúde de Distrito Federal
  • Leandro Junio Barreto dos Reis Núcleo de Medicina Tropical da Universidade de Brasília
  • Eleuza Rodrigues Machado Núcleo de Medicina Tropical da Universidade de Brasília
Keywords: Primary health care, syphilis, pelvic inflammatory disease.

Abstract

We present the case of a young woman who was attended to in a family health clinic. The patienthad genital lesions and lower abdominal pain, and was diagnosed with syphilis and acute pelvicinflammatory disease. Our aim is to share this experience, which occurred in a basic health unit.

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Published
08-07-2015
How to Cite
von Glehn, M., Silva, A., dos Reis, L. J., & Machado, E. (2015). SECONDARY SYPHILIS AND ACUTE PELVIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE IN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE: A CASE REPORT. Revista De Patologia Tropical / Journal of Tropical Pathology, 44(2), 215 - 220. https://doi.org/10.5216/rpt.v44i2.36652
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RELATO DE CASO / CASE REPORT