Syphilis, Cardiovascular


Aortitides, Syphilitic

Aortitis, Syphilitic

Cardiovascular Syphilis

Syphilitic Aortitides

Syphilitic Aortitis

Cardiovascular manifestations of SYPHILIS, an infection of TREPONEMA PALLIDUM. In the late stage of syphilis, sometimes 20-30 years after the initial infection, damages are often seen in the blood vessels including the AORTA and the AORTIC VALVE. Clinical signs include syphilitic aortitis, aortic insufficiency, or aortic ANEURYSM.