meningovascular syphilis


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meningovascular syphilis

[mə‚niŋ·gə′vas·kyə·lər ′sif·ə·ləs]
(medicine)
Syphilis of the central nervous system involving the formation of gummas of the leptomeninges and endarteritis of cerebral vessels.
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Key words: Meningovascular syphilis, Nissl arteritis, crystalline penicillin, ceftriaxone.