Neurosyphilis: An Uncommon Cause of Dementia

@article{Rao2015NeurosyphilisAU,
  title={Neurosyphilis: An Uncommon Cause of Dementia},
  author={Avinash Rao and Ariba Khan and Kanwardeep Singh and D. L. Anderson and Michael L. Malone},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={63}
}
adults because of accompanying diseases. Systemic lupus erythematosus is rare, especially in older people. A search of the literature for LO-SLE uncovered three SLE cases in individuals aged 90 and older, each of whom had different clinical presentations and organ involvement, although they had in common that they met fewer diagnostic criteria than younger individuals and were treated less aggressively. The current case differs from these three because of renal involvement and hemolytic anemia… 
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