Neurosyphilis

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Neurosyphilis

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The terms "Neurosyphilis" returned 150 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Serum TRSUT Titer ≥1: 16 Is a Predictor for Neurosyphilis Among HIV-Infected Patients With Concurrent Syphilis and No Neurological Symptoms.
 

Author(s): Jian-Jun Sun, Zhen-Yan Wang, Jia-Yin Shen, Yin-Zhong Shen, Li Liu, Jiang-Rong Wang, Ren-Fang Zhang, Hong-Zhou Lu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Nov;94(45):e2023.

 

Investigating the predictors for lumbar puncture to diagnose the asymptomatic neurosyphilis among HIV and syphilis co-infected patients in Shanghai, China. Respectively, screening the medical records from August 1, 2009 to June 30, 2015. Those HIV-infected patients with concurrent ...

Last Updated: 12 Nov 2015

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Neurosyphilis Is a Long-forgotten Disease but Still a Possible Etiology for Dementia.
 

Author(s): Hideharu Hagiya, Kentaro Deguchi, Kiyohiro Kawada, Fumio Otsuka

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2015 ;54(21):2769-73.

 

We herein report a heterosexual Japanese man in his forties who had been suffering from advanced dementia and personality change for 4 years. Positive results of a serological test for syphilis, Treponema pallidum hemagglutination assay, and fluorescent treponemal antibody-absorption ...

Last Updated: 2 Nov 2015

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Syphilis and neurosyphilis: HIV-coinfection and value of diagnostic parameters in cerebrospinal fluid.
 

Author(s): V Merins, K Hahn

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Neurosyphilis might be difficult to diagnose particularly in asymptomatic patients and patients with HIV-coinfection. The objective of this study was to evaluate current diagnostic standards for neurosyphilis in HIV-positive and -negative patients.

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2015

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The terms "Neurosyphilis" returned 9 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

MR findings in neurosyphilis--a literature review with a focus on a practical approach to neuroimaging.
 

Author(s): Monika Czarnowska-Cubała, Mariusz S Wiglusz, Wiesław Jerzy Cubała, Katarzyna Jakuszkowiak-Wojten, Jerzy Landowski, Krzysztof Krysta

Journal: Psychiatr Danub. 2013 Sep;25 Suppl 2():S153-7.

 

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease caused by Treponema pallium. The invasion of the central nervous system is observed in 5-10% of untreated patients and may occur at any stage of the disease. The diagnosis of the early stage of syphilitic infection is complex as many patients ...

Last Updated: 2 Sep 2013

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[Meningovascular neurosyphilis with basilar artery thrombosis, a case report and literature review].
 

Author(s): Jorge Andrés Jiménez, Lady Diana Ladino, Carlos Santiago Uribe, Alejandro Guerra, Juan Diego Ciro, Olga Elena Hernández, Jorge Andrés Ochoa

Journal: Biomedica. ;32(1):7-12.

 

Herein a case is described of a 54-years old patient, HIV negative, with cerebro-vascular disease by basilar artery thrombosis secondary to meningovascular neurosyphilis. Neurosyphilis is the impairment at any stage of the central nervous system by Treponema pallidum subspecies pallidum ...

Last Updated: 13 Dec 2012

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Neurosyphilis with mesiotemporal magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities.
 

Author(s): Kiwa Hama, Hiroshi Ishiguchi, Tomikimi Tuji, Hideto Miwa, Tomoyoshi Kondo

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2008 ;47(20):1813-7.

 

We describe a patient with mesial temporal T2-weighted image hyperintensity on magnetic resonance imaging that mimicked paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis. The patient showed pupillary abnormalities suggestive of a diagnosis of neurosyphilis, and the diagnosis was supported by the ...

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2008

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