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This paper is not concerned with the race and sex incidence in the general population, but with the incidence of the various manifestations of syphilis in a known syphilitic population. The statistics are based on the sex and race distribution of the lesions of syphilis among 11,818 consecutive admissions to the Syphilis Clinic of the Johns Hopkins Hospital above the age of 12 years. Of these patients 10,000 were syphilitics studied in sufficient detail to permit an accurate diagnosis, 996 were non-syphilitic and in 822 the diagnostic study was incomplete. The summary of this study is as follows: The total
The Race and Sex Distribution of the Lesions of Syphilis in 10,000 Cases.. Ann Intern Med. ;3:1061–1062. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-10-1061_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1930;3(10):1061-1062.
Infectious Disease, Sexually Transmitted Infections.
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