Sentence Examples

  • Pinta is a bacterial infection of the skin that causes lesions, red to bluish-black colored spots and splotches, and discoloration of the skin.
  • The most significant concern is that if pinta is not diagnosed and treated promptly, the pigmentation changes in the skin may be permanent.
  • Pinta only affects the skin and does not affect life expectancy, even if not treated, and it can usually be cured completely.
  • Pinta is a skin infection caused by the bacterium Treponema carateum, a relative of the bacterium that causes syphilis.
  • Pinta can be diagnosed by dermatologists (doctors who specialize in skin diseases) and infectious disease specialists.