"Neurosyphilis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Infections of the central nervous system caused by TREPONEMA PALLIDUM which present with a variety of clinical syndromes. The initial phase of infection usually causes a mild or asymptomatic meningeal reaction. The meningovascular form may present acutely as BRAIN INFARCTION. The infection may also remain subclinical for several years. Late syndromes include general paresis; TABES DORSALIS; meningeal syphilis; syphilitic OPTIC ATROPHY; and spinal syphilis. General paresis is characterized by progressive DEMENTIA; DYSARTHRIA; TREMOR; MYOCLONUS; SEIZURES; and Argyll-Robertson pupils. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp722-8)
- Central Nervous System Syphilis
- Syphilis, CNS
- Syphilis, Central Nervous System
- General Paralysis
- General Paralyses
- Paralyses, General
- General Paresis of the Insane
- Paretic Neurosyphilis
- Neurosyphilis, Paretic
- Paralysis, General
- General Paresis
- General Pareses
- Pareses, General
- Paresis, General
- Juvenile Paresis
- Juvenile Pareses
- Pareses, Juvenile
- Paresis, Juvenile
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Neurosyphilis" by people in Profiles.
Zuschlag ZD, Lalich CJ, Short EB, Hamner M, Kahn DA. Pyrotherapy for the Treatment of Psychosis in the 21st Century: A Case Report and Literature Review. J Psychiatr Pract. 2016 09; 22(5):410-5.
Feng W, Caplan M, Matheus MG, Papamitsakis NI. Meningovascular syphilis with fatal vertebrobasilar occlusion. Am J Med Sci. 2009 Aug; 338(2):169-71.
Becker PM, Feussner JR, Mulrow CD, Williams BC, Vokaty KA. The role of lumbar puncture in the evaluation of dementia: the Durham Veterans Administration/Duke University Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1985 Jun; 33(6):392-6.