[Diagnosis and biological monitoring of 6 neurosyphilis cases: value of cerebrospinal fluid analysis].

@article{Caudie2003DiagnosisAB,
  title={[Diagnosis and biological monitoring of 6 neurosyphilis cases: value of cerebrospinal fluid analysis].},
  author={Christiane Caudie and F Garel and Julien Bancel and Carl Lombard and Nadia Vandenberghe},
  journal={Annales de biologie clinique},
  year={2003},
  volume={61 5},
  pages={563-9}
}
Our objective is to assess the relevance of the different laboratory findings in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and serum for the diagnosis and survey of active neurosyphilis. A retrospective study of six hospitalized neurosyphilitic patients at Neurological Hospital of Lyon from 1987 to 2002 was carried out. Six males were found, aged from 29 to 72 years. Neurosyphilis can be group in two categories: early (meningeal and meningovascular neurosyphilis) and late (progressive general paralysis and… CONTINUE READING