Case Rep Dermatol 2020 Sep-Dec;12(3):262-265. Epub 2020 Nov 26.
Department of Stomatology, Oral Medicine Clinic, School of Dentistry, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.
Oral mucosal lesions presenting as erythematous patches usually pose difficulties for a clinical diagnosis. They elicit an array of differential diagnosis that mainly includes oral candidosis, contact mucosal reaction, oral lichenoid lesion, oral psoriasiform, autoimmune disease, and, not to forget, secondary syphilis. In this present case, all those above-mentioned possibilities were ruled out, while secondary syphilis stood as the main diagnosis. Read More