Acute syphilitic meningitis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus.

@article{Lewis1993AcuteSM,
  title={Acute syphilitic meningitis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus.},
  author={Sally A. Lewis and Robert Goldman and Bruce Cronstein},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={1993},
  volume={20 5},
  pages={870-1}
}
A man with systemic lupus erythematosus receiving chronic steroid therapy presented with headache, fever and panophthalmitis. Cerebrospinal fluid analysis was consistent with syphilitic meningitis. This represents the first reported case of syphilitic meningitis in a lupus patient. Our case report highlights the need to remain alert for unusual… CONTINUE READING