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Late yaws

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Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: gummata and ulcers due to yaws; gummata of yaws; gummatous frambeside; Late Yaws; late yaws; multiple papillomata due to yaws and wet crab yaws; nodular late yaws; ulcers of yaws; yaws gummata and ulcers
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0001066


Late yaws is the tertiary, non-contagious stage of yaws, endemic tropical treponemal nonvenereal infection. Late yaws is characterized by destructive and deforming lesions of the skin, bones, and joints. [from NCI]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVLate yaws

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