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tertiary syphilis:

Syphilis develops in three stages; in stage three or tertiary syphilis , 15-20 years after stage two, serious health problems set in, including gummas (large ulcers) that devastate the muscles, liver, lungs , eyes and/or endocrine system, heart diseases , neurosyphilis which effects the brain and spinal cord, blindness, paralysis, psychosis, and even cause death.
See Also: 606, acquired syphilis, antiluetic, antisyphilitic, band in the box, big S, congenital syphilis, darkfield exam, delicate disease, English disease, French disease, French fever, French goods, French gout, French measles, French mole, French pig, French pox, full hand, full house, Gallic disease, general paralysis of the insane, GPI, great pox, the, hereditary syphilis, Irish mutton, knocked with a French faggot, latent syphilis, Morbus Gallicus, Morbus Hispanics, Morbus Indicus, Morbus Neapolitanus, Phyllis, pox, poxed, poxy, scabbado, secondary syphilis, Sid Phillis, siffy, siftless, sigma phi, siph, Six-o-Six, special disease, syph, syphilitic acne, syphilitic arthritis, syphilophobia, sypho, tertiary syphilis, Treponema pallidum, Turkish disease, women's disease

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