Pinta Sentence Examples
So that's how to keep a pinta perky - Kevin!
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This organism belongs to a family of infectious agents which cause yaws and pinta as well as syphilis.
Pinta is a bacterial infection of the skin that causes lesions, red to bluish-black colored spots and splotches, and discoloration of the skin.Advertisement
Pinta is a skin infection caused by the bacterium Treponema carateum, a relative of the bacterium that causes syphilis.
The word "pinta" comes from Spanish and means "painted."
Pinta is also known as "azula" (blue), and "mal de pinto" (pinto sickness).
Pinta is spread from one person to another by direct skin-to-skin contact.
Pinta is primarily found in rural, poverty-stricken areas of northern South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean.Advertisement
In the 1950s, it is estimated that there were about one million cases of Pinta in South and Central America.
Pinta is caused by an infection with the bacterium Treponema carateum.
Pinta can be diagnosed by dermatologists (doctors who specialize in skin diseases) and infectious disease specialists.
Pinta is usually treated with a single injection of benzathine penicillin G (Bicillin).
If pinta spreads to the eyes, irreversible eyelid deformities may persist.Advertisement
Good personal hygiene may help prevent pinta.
Pinta only affects the skin and does not affect life expectancy, even if not treated, and it can usually be cured completely.
The most significant concern is that if pinta is not diagnosed and treated promptly, the pigmentation changes in the skin may be permanent.
Bejel is related to yaws and pinta, and together the three diseases are referred to as treponematoses.
Yaws, which also affects the skin and bones, occurs in the humid equatorial countries, while pinta, which only affects the skin, is common among the native peoples of Mexico, Central America, and South America.Advertisement