Neurosyphilis in patients with AIDS.

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Journal Article (Review)

Syphilis has become much more prevalent because of the dramatic increase in immunocompromised patients. The increase in immunocompromised patients is mainly secondary to AIDS. This article is put forth to refamiliarize the reader with syphilis, specifically neurosyphilis. The neurologic symptomatology and neuroimaging characteristics are presented so that one can recognize the findings and consider the diagnosis of neurosyphilis when confronted with a patient with AIDS.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Harris, DE; Enterline, DS; Tien, RD

Published Date

  • May 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 7 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 215 - 221

PubMed ID

  • 9113687

Pubmed Central ID

  • 9113687

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1052-5149

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States