EXPLANATION OF PLATE SHOWING SYPHILITIC
AFFECTIONS OF TILE PALATE.
FIG. 1.-Perforation of hard palate, septum of nose seen through the opening. Tertiary syphilis.
FIG. 2.-Cleft of soft palate involving portion of hard palate ; the sides of the cleft are continuous with the sides of the pharynx. Tertiary syphilis.
FIG. 3.-Very severe form of cleft of hard and soft palate, showing out-growths attached to the side of the pharyngeal wall.
FIG. 4.-Cleft of soft palate, showing extreme tension from old cicatrices, the margins of the cleft being attached to the sides of the base of the tongue. Secondary syphilis.