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Research & Reviews  266 results

Predicting asymptomatic neurosyphilis using peripheral blood indicators.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8626879
BMC Infectious Diseases; Li W, Han J et. al.

Nov 28th, 2021 - The high misdiagnosis rate of asymptomatic neurosyphilis (ANS) has long challenged infectious disease clinicians. We aim to develop a model for diagnosing ANS in asymptomatic syphilis (AS) patients without CSF indicators. 277 AS patients with HIV-...

Development and external validation of a nomogram for neurosyphilis diagnosis among non...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8600785
BMC Neurology; Ge W, Zhang Y et. al.

Nov 19th, 2021 - The diagnosis of neurosyphilis is challenging due to the requirement of a lumbar puncture and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) laboratory tests. Therefore, a convenient diagnostic nomogram for neurosyphilis is warranted. This study aimed to construct dia...

Gummatous neurosyphilis in an elderly patient in the Australian outback: a case report.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8577006
Journal of Medical Case Reports; Devanand NA, Sundararajan K

Nov 10th, 2021 - Neurosyphilis is an infection caused by the spirochete Treponema pallidum, which causes infiltration and thickening of brain meninges. Despite being an Old World disease, the rates of infection continue to rise. This clinical challenge involves ea...

A Pilot Study Evaluating Penicillin G and Ceftriaxone as Therapies for Presumed Neurosyphilis in HIV Seropositive Individuals
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00000648

Oct 27th, 2021 - Studies suggest that syphilis treatment failures may be more common in HIV infected patients than in patients without HIV infection and that treatment failures occur due to and/or are displayed as central nervous system (CNS) involvement. Very lit...

Clinical characteristics, diagnosis, and predictors of neurosyphilis patients with huma...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8542171
Medicine Yu J, Shi J et. al.

Oct 23rd, 2021 - This study aimed to compare between the clinical and laboratory characteristics of neurosyphilis and those of syphilis in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive and explore the risk factors associated with the occurrence of neurosyphilis in t...

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A Pilot Study Evaluating Penicillin G and Ceftriaxone as Therapies for Presumed Neurosyphilis in HIV Seropositive Individuals
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00000648

Oct 27th, 2021 - Studies suggest that syphilis treatment failures may be more common in HIV infected patients than in patients without HIV infection and that treatment failures occur due to and/or are displayed as central nervous system (CNS) involvement. Very lit...

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News  17 results

Theatrics, Hypnosis, and the Roots of Modern Neurology
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/947504

Mar 15th, 2021 - "Symptoms, then, are in reality nothing but a cry from suffering organs" – Jean-Martin Charcot Nearly 130 years after his death, Jean-Martin Charcot's name still resonates with modern neurologists. The famed 19th century French physician made myri...

Fast Five Quiz: Schizophrenia Differential Diagnosis
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/933513_6

Aug 11th, 2020 - Answer 5/5 Which of the following infectious illnesses can cause mental status changes, such as psychosis, and should be ruled out in the differential diagnosis of schizophrenia? Your peers chose: HIV 0% Gonorrhea 0% Chlamydia 0% Cellulitis 0% HIV...

Dad Drank a Lava Lamp at Bedtime. It Didn't Go Well
https://www.medpagetoday.com/primarycare/generalprimarycare/83492

Nov 21st, 2019 - A 35-year-old man presents to the emergency room with nausea, tremors, and altered mental status. He recently stopped drinking alcohol cold-turkey. Could his issues be withdrawal or a lava lamp he drank? Watch an engaging analysis of this case abo...

Secondary Syphilis Mimicking Molluscum Contagiosum in the Beard Area of an AIDS Patient
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/210937/infectious-diseases/secondary-syphilis-mimicking-molluscum-contagiosum
Kelly Brown, DO, Michael Koren, MD et. al.

Oct 25th, 2019 - To the Editor: A 46-year-old man with a history of AIDS (viral load, 28,186 copies/mL; CD4 count, 22 cells/μL) presented with a 40-lb weight loss over the last 6 months as well as dysphagia and a new-onset pruritic facial eruption of 1 week’s dura.

Congenital syphilis rates continue skyrocketing alongside other STDs
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/175608/pediatrics/congenital-syphilis-rates-continue-skyrocketing-alongside
Infectious Disease Practitioner; Tara Haelle

Sep 25th, 2018 - Rapidly increasing cases of newborn syphilis have reached their highest prevalence in 2 decades, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on sexually transmitted disease surveillance in 2017. U.

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