gumma

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a small rubbery granuloma that is characteristic of an advanced stage of syphilis

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Tertiary syphilis describes disease presenting with late manifestations, encompassing cardiovascular features such as aortitis with aneurysm formation, late neurologic sequelae, and formation of gummas (indolent, destructive lesions occurring in any organ but chiefly involving skin, bone, and liver).
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Gummas are rarely found in the cortical grey matter: these are isodense to grey matter on NECT and enhance avidly post contrast.