Neurosyphilis

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Neurosyphilis

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The terms "Neurosyphilis" returned 154 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Cerebrospinal fluid examination may be useful in diagnosing neurosyphilis in asymptomatic HIV+ patients with syphilis.
 

Author(s): Ronald Salamano, Raquel Ballesté, Abayubá Perna, Natalia Rodriguez, Diego Lombardo, Natalia García, Pablo López, Pablo Cappuccio

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2016 Feb;74(2):128-32.

 

Lumbar puncture in neurologically asymptomatic HIV+ patients is still under debate. There are different criteria for detecting neurosyphilis through cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), especially in cases that are negative through the Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL), regarding ...

Last Updated: 17 Mar 2016

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Neurosyphilis Mimicking Ramsay Hunt Syndrome.
 

Author(s): Tadashi Maeda, Sadako Yoshizawa, Takehisa Hirayama, Tomoo Saga, Kazuhiro Tateda, Yoshihisa Urita

Journal: J Nippon Med Sch. 2015 ;82(5):254-6.

 

A 36-year-old man presented with facial nerve palsy, hearing loss, vertigo and headache. He was initially diagnosed with Ramsay Hunt syndrome and treated with a systemic steroid and valaciclovir; however, his symptoms deteriorated. Serum rapid plasma reagin (RPR) and treponema pallidum ...

Last Updated: 16 Nov 2015

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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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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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