"Neurosyphilis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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)
- Central Nervous System Syphilis
- Syphilis, CNS
- Syphilis, Central Nervous System
- General Paralysis
- General Paralyses
- Paralyses, General
- General Paresis of the Insane
- Paretic Neurosyphilis
- Neurosyphilis, Paretic
- Paralysis, General
- General Paresis
- General Pareses
- Pareses, General
- Paresis, General
- Juvenile Paresis
- Juvenile Pareses
- Pareses, Juvenile
- Paresis, Juvenile
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