Management of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in HIV-Infected Men and Women

  • Author: Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 2/8/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Syphilitic chancres can be misdiagnosed as genital herpes or chancroid and condyloma lata misdiagnosed as genital warts
  • Rash of secondary syphilis may be confused with other forms of rash
  • Atypical presentations of syphilis are more common in HIV-infected patients[Hall 2004]

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