A case of neurosyphilis with a florid Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction.

Abstract

A 37 year old man with a 2 year history of progressive cognitive decline, unilateral tinnitus and deafness presented with complex partial seizures and a fever. On examination there was a sluggish right pupillary response but no other abnormal findings. Serum and CSF syphilis serology were both strongly positive. High dose intravenous penicillin therapy was… (More)

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