Sexually transmitted diseases are still with us but the diseases have changed. Syphilis still occurs but doesn’t exert the hold on the public psyche that it once did. A busy GP is more likely to see genital warts than Pneumocystis carinii. Test your knowledge of sexually transmitted diseases.
- An 18-year-old woman presents three months after a Gold Coast holiday. She complains of perineal and perianal discomfort (Figure 1). What is the abnormality depicted?
a. pubic crab lice
b. syphilitic gumma
c. syphilitic serpiginous ulcers
d. genital warts
e. vesicles caused by genital herpes
The multiple choice questions in this quiz may have more than one answer.