Secondary syphilis of gastric location.

M D Toste, J E Cabral, C Gregório, M C Leitão, H Gouveia, I Martins, D De Freitas, J G Monteiro


We present a case of syphilitic gastropathy manifested by an ulcero-infiltrative lesion in the gastric antrum in a 25 year old man. We obtained a clinical endoscopic cure with specific anti-luetic therapy. The morphologic characteristics, which are usual in this type of disease, are revised and the diagnostic criterion discussed.

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