bejel


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bejel

[′be·jəl]
(medicine)
An infectious nonvenereal treponemal disease occurring principally in children in the Middle East.
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Para Lezama Lima, escribe Emilio Bejel, "las metaforas no son
Serologic tests cannot distinguish between bejel and venereal syphilis.
Author Dennis DiClaudio makes deadly afflictions almost fun with his implausible humor, introducing the brave to wild gross-outs like alien hand syndrome (it ``won't always try to kill you'') and bejel (``in which you get syphilis just by touching someone'').
8) Rarely, false-positive treponemal tests may be due to infection with other nonvenereal treponemal infections like yaws, bejel, or pinta, particularly in persons from endemic areas.
Bicillin([R]) L-A (penicillin G benzathine injectable suspension) is indicated for the treatment of infections due to penicillin-G-sensitive microorganisms that are susceptible to the low and very prolonged serum levels provided by this particular dosage form including: syphilis, yaws, bejel and pinta.