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Neurosyphilis: the shape of a rising threat.

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Summary of "Neurosyphilis: the shape of a rising threat."

We report a case of neurosyphilis presenting with memory disturbances, attention deficit and an acute psychotic decompensation in an immunocompetent man. Despite the known connection of neurosyphilis with psychiatric symptoms, this cause often remains unrecognized. The aim of this report is to emphasize the importance of suspicion of the disease in patients with vague symptoms and describe the diagnostic difficulties.

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Name: International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases
ISSN: 1878-3511
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A general term referring to a mild to moderate degree of muscular weakness, occasionally used as a synonym for PARALYSIS (severe or complete loss of motor function). In the older literature, paresis often referred specifically to paretic neurosyphilis (see NEUROSYPHILIS). "General paresis" and "general paralysis" may still carry that connotation. Bilateral lower extremity paresis is referred to as PARAPARESIS.

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