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Rupioid syphilis

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 14 November 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l5932
  1. Hao Guo, resident dermatologist,
  2. Jiu-Hong Li, consultant dermatologist
  1. Department of Dermatology, The First Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, China
  1. Correspondence to Jiu-Hong Li Pfkl2011{at}

This is rupioid syphilis in a 22 year old man with HIV.

Multiple, black, crusted lesions (fig 1) on his face, trunk, and extremities started as erythema, …

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