Yaws is a tropical infection of the skin, bones and joints caused by the spirochete bacterium Treponema pallidum pertenue.
eMedicine - Yaws : Article by Natalie C Klein, MD, PhD
Yaws is a contagious, nonvenereal, treponemal infection in humans that presents mainly in children younger than 15 years.
Factsheet on this bacterial disease including causes, symptoms, treatment, diagnosis, transmission and prevention.
Factsheet with causes, symptoms, exams and tests, treatment, outlook, possible complications and prevention.
Provides information on this chronic infection that affects mainly the skin, bone and cartilage, its symptoms, worldwide control and prevention.
Yaws: A Forgotten Disease
Factsheet on this chronic infection including past control efforts, its possible eradication, its prevalence, symptoms and treatment.
Last update:October 12, 2016 at 3:26:52 UTC