Manifest psychosis in neurosyphilis.

@article{Friedrich2009ManifestPI,
  title={Manifest psychosis in neurosyphilis.},
  author={Fabian Friedrich and Alexandra Geusau and Stefan Greisenegger and Michael Ossege and Martin Aigner},
  journal={General hospital psychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={379-81}
}
INTRODUCTION Recent surveys have assessed a remarkable increase in the prevalence of infectious syphilis. If left untreated, 30% of patients may develop tertiary syphilis, which can manifest as neurosyphilis. CASE REPORT The authors present a case of an acute psychosis during and after pregnancy in a 37-year-old woman, which was identified as a manifestation of neurosyphilis after admission to a psychiatric ward. The positive screening test for syphilis provided the first hint of syphilis and… CONTINUE READING
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