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Disease Neurosyphilis

Name Neurosyphilis
Synonyms Asymptomatic Neurosyphilis | Central Nervous System Syphilis | General Paralyses | General Paralysis | General Pareses | General Paresis | General Paresis of the Insane | Gummatous Neurosyphilis | Juvenile Neurosyphilis | Juvenile Pareses | Juvenile Paresis | Neurosyphilis, Asymptomatic | Neurosyphilis, Gummatous | Neurosyphilis, Juvenile | Neurosyphilis, Paretic | Neurosyphilis, Secondary | Neurosyphilis, Symptomatic | Paralyses, General | Paralysis, General | Pareses, General | Pareses, Juvenile | Paresis, General | Paresis, Juvenile | Paretic Neurosyphilis | Secondary Neurosyphilis | Syphilis, Central Nervous System | Syphilis, CNS
Definition Infections of the central nervous system caused by TREPONEMA PALLIDUM which present with a variety of clinical syndromes. The initial phase of infection usually causes a mild or asymptomatic meningeal reaction. The meningovascular form may present acutely as BRAIN INFARCTION. The infection may also remain subclinical for several years. Late syndromes include general paresis; TABES DORSALIS; meningeal syphilis; syphilitic OPTIC ATROPHY; and spinal syphilis. General paresis is characterized by progressive DEMENTIA; DYSARTHRIA; TREMOR; MYOCLONUS; SEIZURES; and Argyll-Robertson pupils. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp722-8)
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D009494
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