Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Fatal cerebrospi-nal meningitis due to Treponema pallidum infection

Year: 2012, volume 8 Issue: №2 Pages: 494-499
Heading: Neurology Article type:
Authors: Maslyakova G.N., Kolokolov O.V., Lukina, E.V., Kolokolova A.M., Abramova T.P., Moiseev A.A.
Organization: Saratov State Medical University

We report the case of young patient, whose cause of death was generalized syphilitic cerebrospinal meningitis. The results of autopsy and histological examination are presented. The possibility of using magnetic resonance imaging to verify the form of neurosyphilis is discussed.

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