Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Blinding Syphilis!

Blinding cases of syphilis found on West Coast, now potentially in L.A.
Public health officials across the West Coast are urging medical professionals to look out for cases of ocular syphilis – a sexually transmitted disease that can cause blindness – after two potential cases in Los Angeles recently.

Some of the patients also are HIV positive, including six in San Francisco. In Seattle, two of the patients went blind.

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