31.4  Syndromic management of STIs

A syndrome is a group of symptoms that patients describe, combined with classic signs that health workers observe during clinical assessment. A number of different organisms that cause STIs give rise to a limited number of syndromes.

Now that you have studied about how common STIs present, in this section you will learn about how to group similar STI together and manage them. You should identify and classify patients into syndromes for effective management of their condition.

31.3.4  STI caused by a fungus

31.4.1  Classification of patients into syndromes