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bacterial meningitis +   
cardiovascular syphilis 
central nervous system tuberculosis +   
congenital syphilis +  
Cutaneous Syphilis 
latent syphilis 
Lyme Neuroborreliosis  
Neurosyphilis +  
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)
primary syphilis 
secondary syphilis 
tertiary syphilis +  

Exact Synonyms: General Paralyses ;   General Paralysis ;   General Pareses ;   General Paresis ;   General Paresis of the Insane ;   Gummatous Neurosyphilis ;   Juvenile Neurosyphilis ;   Juvenile Pareses ;   Juvenile Paresis ;   Neurosyphilis, Symptomatic ;   Paretic Neurosyphilis ;   Secondary Neurosyphilis ;   central nervous system syphilis ;   syphilis, CNS
Primary IDs: MESH:D009494
Alternate IDs: RDO:0002459
Definition Sources: MESH:D009494

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