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"Pinta (disease)"




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Pinta (disease)

Disease

Pinta (also known as Azul, Carate, Empeines, Lota, Mal del Pinto and Tina) is a human skin disease endemic to Mexico, Central America, and South America caused by infection with a spirochete, Treponema pallidum carateum, which is morphologically and serologically indistinguishable from the organism that causes syphilis.Pinta, the least severe of treponemal infections being limited to the skin,...More