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Lecture III. Modes of conveying syphilis.?Constitutional syphilis
always preceded by chancre, save when foetus is infected by the
mother, or vice versa. ?Explanation of the occasional apparent
escape of mother, when child is born syphilitic.?Escape of foetus
when the mother is infected after the seventh month of pregnancy
?Impossibility of inoculation with syphilis when the epithelium is
intact.?Mediate and immediate methods of transmission.?Danger of
infection by kissing.?Danger of infection of nurses by syphilitic
children, and vice versa.?Colles' law.?Example of infection of a
number of persons by an hereditarily syphilitic child.?Transmission
of syphilis by a healthy woman.? Illustrations of mediate
transmission.?Number, location and duration of chancre.? Varieties
of chancre.?Urethral chancre.?Complications of chancre.?"Mixed
sores."?Transformation of chancre.? Treatment of
chancre.?Syphilitic bubo. Gentlemen:?At the conclusion of my last
lecture, I had finished the consideration of the various secretions
capable of transmitting syphilis, and this morning we will devote a
few moments to the discussion of the various modes of transmission
of the disease. As we have seen, the presence of the syphilitic
cell is all that is necessary to render any secretion, whether
physiological or pathological, extremely contagious, arid in the
absence of this cell no contagion can occur. Inasmuch as every
morbid secretion due to syphilitic lesions, contains the syphilitic
cell; and the lesions of syphilis are many and various, occurring
in any situation, we can readily appreciate the fact that the
opportunities for transmitting the disease, and the methods of its
contraction are very numerous. The contagiousness of the blood of
syphilitic subjects during the active period of the disease,...
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