It is even possible to have the roof fall out of the mouth from gummatous changes and the Wassermann test yet be negative.
gummatous lesions occur on the lips, and are liable to be mistaken for epithelioma.
When the tibia is affected the disease is frequently bilateral, and may assume the form of gummatous ulcers and sinuses.
The ulcers have seldom the typically rounded or serpiginous outline of gummatous ulcers on other parts of the body.
Does the gummatous syphiloderm invariably appear as a rounded well-defined tumor?
The shoddy tissue is called "gummatous infiltration," and the tumor, if one is formed, is called a "gumma."
The tertiary manifestations in the tongue are sclerosing glossitis, gummas, and gummatous ulcers.
It has a peculiar effect on gummatous tissue, causing it to melt away, so to speak, and greatly hastening the healing process.
From what formations is the gummatous syphiloderm to be differentiated?
gummatous disease in the wall of the orbit may cause displacement of the eye and paralysis of the ocular muscles.
gumma gum·ma (gŭm'ə)
n. pl. gum·mas or gum·ma·ta (gŭm'ə-tə)
A small, rubbery granuloma having a necrotic center and an inflamed, fibrous capsule. It is characteristic of an advanced stage of syphilis. Also called syphiloma.