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Six cases were diagnosed as cardiovascular syphilis and presented with aortitis and thoracic aneurysm.
Cardiovascular syphilis Ascending aortic aneurysm, aortic valve insufficiency.
The first of these groups consists of patients with evidence of tertiary syphilis--such as cardiovascular syphilis or late skin manifestations of syphilis.
These categories are divided into gummatous syphilis, also known as late benign syphilis, cardiovascular syphilis, or late neurosyphilis.
Cardiovascular syphilis classically affects the major vessels and usually occurs 15 to 30 years after initial infection.
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