Presentation on theme: "HERPES GENITALIS & SYPHILIS"— Presentation transcript:
1 HERPES GENITALIS & SYPHILIS Mia SmoljanMentor: A. Žmegač Horvat
2 Herpes genitalis STD caused by HSV Remissions and relapses Symptoms: reddening of the skin with small, fluid-filled blisters and ulcersinitial episodes may be more severe – inguinal lymphadenopathy, fever, malaise, headacheDiagnosis:PCRTzank testTreatment: Acyclovir
4 Herpes neonatalisDangerous complication that affects babies born while mother has an active infection during parturitionSymptoms appear between 1st and 2nd week of lifeCan affect:skinCNSeyemouthliverlungsPrevention: Cesarean sectionTreatment: Acyclovir
5 Syphilis Chronic STI caused by Treponema pallidum Acquired via direct sexual contact with the infectious lesions of a person with syphilisPRIMARY SYPHILIS: a few weeks after infectionchancre/hard ulcerafter 4 to 6 weeks heals spontaneously
7 SECONDARY SYPHILIS:1–6 months (commonly 6 to 8 weeks) after the primary infectionsymmetrical reddish-pink non-itchy rash on the trunk and extremitiescondylomata lata (rash becomes flat, broad, whitish lesions)most contagious stage!!meningismus, enlarged lymph nodes, fever....