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.
MedicineNet: Yaws
Factsheet on this bacterial disease including causes, symptoms, treatment, diagnosis, transmission and prevention.
MedlinePlus: Yaws
Factsheet with causes, symptoms, exams and tests, treatment, outlook, possible complications and prevention.
WHO: Yaws
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.
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