Neurosyphilis

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Neurosyphilis

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The terms "Neurosyphilis" returned 153 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Novel predictors of neurosyphilis among HIV-negative syphilis patients with neurological symptoms: an observational study.
 

Author(s): Yao Xiao, Man-Li Tong, Li-Li Liu, Li-Rong Lin, Mei-Jun Chen, Hui-Lin Zhang, Wei-Hong Zheng, Shu-Lian Li, Hui-Ling Lin, Zhi-Feng Lin, Hui-Qin Xing, Jian-Jun Niu, Tian-Ci Yang

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Known predictors of neurosyphilis were mainly drawn from human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected syphilis patients, which may not be applicable to HIV-negative populations as they have different characteristics, particularly those with neurological symptoms. This study aimed to ...

Last Updated: 27 Apr 2017

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[Neurosyphilis in Psychiatric Settings: Three Case Reports].
 

Author(s): Erhan Akıncı, Fatih Öncü, Barış Topçular

Journal: Turk Psikiyatri Derg. 2017 ;28(1):61-66.

 

Syphilis is a generally sexually transmitted and multisystem disease caused by the spirochete Treponema pallidum. All of the organs of the body may be involved during the course of the disease. Neurosyphilis is a clinical form of syphilis with the central nervous system (CNS) involvement. ...

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2017

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Neutropenia induced by high-dose intravenous benzylpenicillin in treating neurosyphilis: Does it really matter?
 

Author(s): Rui-Rui Peng, Juan Wu, Wei Zhao, Tengfei Qi, Mei Shi, Zhifang Guan, Haikong Lu, Fuquan Long, Zixiao Gao, Sufang Zhang, Pingyu Zhou

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Prompt therapy with high-dose intravenous benzylpenicillin for a prolonged period is critical for neurosyphilis patients to avoid irreversible sequelae. However, life-threatening neutropenia has been reported as a complication of prolonged therapy with high doses of benzylpenicillin ...

Last Updated: 13 Mar 2017

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The terms "Neurosyphilis" returned 11 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Neurosyphilis in Africa: A systematic review.
 

Author(s): Michael Marks, Joseph N Jarvis, William Howlett, David C W Mabey

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Neurological involvement is one of the most important clinical manifestations of syphilis and neurological disease occurs in both early and late syphilis. The impact of HIV co-infection on clinical neurosyphilis remains unclear. The highest prevalence of both syphilis and HIV is in ...

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2017

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Neurosyphilis and ophthalmic syphilis in persons with negative rapid plasma reagin and positive treponemal antibody test results.
 

Author(s): Susan Tuddenham, Christiana Obeng, Khalil G Ghanem

Journal: Sex Transm Dis. 2015 Jun;42(6):347-9.

 

The detection of serodiscordant syphilis test results raises several important clinical and public health questions. Based on our retrospective review, the probability of neurosyphilis in persons with serodiscordant serologies is low. The probability of ophthalmic syphilis may be ...

Last Updated: 14 May 2015

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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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Biomarker for Patients With Duchenne Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Muscular Dystrophy; Scoliosis

 

Last Updated: 13 Dec 2016

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