Neurosyphilis

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Neurosyphilis

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The terms "Neurosyphilis" returned 115 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Acute cranial neuropathies heralding neurosyphilis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patient.
 

Author(s): Saeed Alqahtani

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Symptomatic early neurosyphilis with isolated acute multiple cranial nerves palsy as initial manifestation of HIV infection is very rare. It is caused by direct invasion of the central nervous system by the spirochete Treponema pallidum.

Last Updated: 30 Sep 2014

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Increased interleukin-17 in peripheral blood and cerebrospinal fluid of neurosyphilis patients.
 

Author(s): Cuini Wang, Lin Zhu, Zixiao Gao, Zhifang Guan, Haikong Lu, Mei Shi, Ying Gao, Huanbin Xu, X Frank Yang, Pingyu Zhou

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Treponema pallidum infection evokes vigorous immune responses, resulting in tissue damage. Several studies have demonstrated that IL-17 may be involved in the pathogenesis of syphilis. However, the role of Th17 response in neurosyphilis remains unclear.

Last Updated: 1 Aug 2014

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Healing with malaria: a brief historical review of malariotherapy for neurosyphilis, mental disorders and other infectious diseases.
 

Author(s): Daniel Roberto Coradi Freitas, João Barberino Santos, Cleudson Nery Castro

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. ;47(2):260-1.

 

Last Updated: 27 May 2014

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The terms "Neurosyphilis" returned 8 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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