HIV-associated neurosyphilis: report of a fatal case due to fear of work-place stigma.

@article{Salami2009HIVassociatedNR,
  title={HIV-associated neurosyphilis: report of a fatal case due to fear of work-place stigma.},
  author={Alakija Kazeem Salami and Mar{\'i}a Beatr{\'i}z Isa},
  journal={Annals of African medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={192-5}
}
Syphilis and HIV infection are two STI diseases that have bidirectional influence on the clinical course of each other. There is a high risk of neurological extension if syphilis is not diagnosed early or if the patient has a co-infection with HIV. Both diseases have stigma associated with them and could affect the compliance to treatment, as was the case… CONTINUE READING