what is the meaning of Yaws

I would like to know what is the meaning of “Yaws” in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?

I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.


Meaning of Yaws
Yaws (also known as frambesia tropica, thymosis, polypapilloma tropicum, parangi, bouba, frambֳ¶sie, and pian) is a tropical infection of the skin, bones and joints caused by the spirochete bacterium Treponema pallidum pertenue. The disease begins with a round, hard swelling of the skin, 2 to 5 centimeters in diameter. The center may break open and form an ulcer. – See link


Yaws in Spanish is Pian (enfermedad)Pian
Pian, buba, guiֳ±ada, framboesia o frambesia nota 1 es una forma de la infecciֳ³n tropical de la piel, los huesos y las articulaciones, llamada tambiֳ©n frambesia tropica, polypapilloma tropicum, thymosis o yaws; causada por la bacteria espiroqueta Treponema pallidum pertenue. Es, por tanto, una treponematosis, como las demֳ¡s enfermedades causadas por los treponemas: el bejel (Treponema pallidum endemicum), la pinta (Treponema pallidum carateum), y la sֳ­filis (Treponema pallidum pallidum). – See link


More information about Yaws in other websites
Definition of Yaws in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) – See link.
See the definition of Yaws in the Oxford dictionaries – See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Yaws – See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Yaws – See link.


Other terms related to Yaws
You might find additional information about Yaws, by looking at the following searches for the related topics: