Nonspecific signs common to many torch infections include hepatosplenomegaly, jaundice and thrombocytopenia.
Stillbirth refers to death of a fetus inside the uterus and can be caused by congenital syphilis infection.
Hydrops fetalis is characterized by abnormal accumulation of fluid in two or more areas of the body of a fetus or newborn and can occur as consequence of congenital syphilis infection.
Bone deformities of the shin are common in congenital syphilis and can result in malformation of the tibia, commonly called saber shins. Saber shins are characterized by a sharp anterior bowing of the tibia.
Bone deformities are common in congenital syphilis infection and include notched teeth. Notched teeth refer to teeth that have notches on the biting surfaces and are typically smaller and more widely spaced than normal. Notched teeth are also called Hutchinson's teeth and are characteristic of congenital syphilis.
Saddle nose refers to collapse of the bridge of the nose and is a common manifestation of congenital syphilis infection.
Blindness is a common manifestation of congenital syphilis infection and can result from inflammation of the cornea which leads to corneal scarring.
Sensorineural hearing loss, associated with damage to cranial nerve VIII, is a common manifestation of congenital syphilis infection.
Inflammation of the liver is a known manifestation of congenital syphilis.
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