Case Report

A case of secondary syphilis with stage four HIV infection accompanied with tuberculous lymphadenitis in bisexual man

Ni Made Dwi Puspawati , Ni Nyoman Suryawati, Prima Sanjiwani S. Sudarsa

Ni Made Dwi Puspawati
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Faculty of Medicine, Udayana University, Sanglah General Hospital Bali. Email: dwi.puspawati@yahoo.com

Ni Nyoman Suryawati
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Udayana, Sanglah General Hospital Bali

Prima Sanjiwani S. Sudarsa
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Udayana, Sanglah General Hospital Bali
Online First: December 01, 2020 | Cite this Article
Puspawati, N., Suryawati, N., Sudarsa, P. 2020. A case of secondary syphilis with stage four HIV infection accompanied with tuberculous lymphadenitis in bisexual man. Intisari Sains Medis 11(3): 938-941. DOI:10.15562/ism.v11i3.687


Introduction: Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is still a major health issue nowadays. Several studies have shown an increased incidence of STIs in the group of man who has sex with man (MSM) and bisexuals when compared to heterosexual men or women. This is inseparable from risky sexual behaviour practiced by this population, so it is not impossible for individual in this population to be suffering from more than one STI.

Case description: We report one case of secondary syphilis with fourth stage HIV infection accompanied with tuberculous lymphadenitis in a bisexual man.

Conclusion: Management of each specific condition have to in accordance with treatment standards guideline. Long term evaluation regarding patient compliance, laboratory serology test, and further education regarding the disease and transmission are mandatory.

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