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This patient presented with a gumma of nose due to a long standing tertiary syphilitic Treponema pallidum infection.
Without treatment, an infected person still has syphilis even though there are no signs or symptoms. It remains in the body, and it may begin to damage the internal organs, including the brain, nerves, eyes, heart, blood vessels, liver, bones, and joints.
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