Incidence and clinical presentation of neurosyphilis: a retrospective study of 81 cases.

@article{Mitsonis2008IncidenceAC,
  title={Incidence and clinical presentation of neurosyphilis: a retrospective study of 81 cases.},
  author={C H Mitsonis and Evaggelia Kararizou and Nikitas Dimopoulos and Nicolaos Triantafyllou and Elisavet Kapaki and Pa Mitropoulos and Konstantinos Sfagos and Dimitrios Vassilopoulos},
  journal={The International journal of neuroscience},
  year={2008},
  volume={118 9},
  pages={1251-7}
}
Aim of the report was the study of the clinical features of neurosyphilis in the last 40 years (1965-2005). The investigation was based on the retrospective review of patients with neurosyphilis hospitalized in our hospital from 1965 to 2005 (period A: 1965-1984 and B: 1985-2005). Eighty one patients with neurosyphilis were studied. Typical forms represent 68.6% of cases of neurosyphilis in period A. In period B, 85.7% of the cases are presented with atypical clinical patterns. Typical forms of… CONTINUE READING

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