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Neurosyphilis with psychiatric manifestations - a forgotten condition?

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  13 June 2014

Leandro Palicio
Affiliation:
Centro de Salud Mental, Hospital General, Oviedo, Spain
Victor Aparicio Basauri
Affiliation:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health, Oviedo, Spain

Abstract

We report on a patient with neurosyphilis with psychiatric manifestations. A point to notice in this case is the time elapsed (one year) between the first psychiatric contact and the final diagnosis. The case reported here suggests that neurosyphilis may have become a ‘forgotten disease’.

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