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Indian J Pediatr. 2006 Oct;73(10):935-6.

Congenital bilateral microphthalmos after gestational syphilis.

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  • 1Obstetrics & Gynecology, Simon Bolivar General Hospital, Ocumare del Tuy, Miranda, Venezuela. rosamnavas@yahoo.es

Abstract

Congenital microphthalmos and anophthalmos are currently considered rare conditions. Many infectious agents have been previously associated with these pathologies, but rarely Treponema pallidum. We report a case of bilateral microphthalmos in which her mother presented gestational syphilis.

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