neurosyphilis

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neurosyphilis

[¦nu̇r·ō′sif·ə·ləs]
(medicine)
Syphilitic infection of the nervous system.
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We know that patients with HIV and a CD4 count less than 350, or patients with HIV and syphilis and an RPR titer greater than or equal to 1:32, appear to he at increased risk of asymptomatic neurosyphilis.
But if I have a patient who's shown clearly that they're not reliable, they're not going to call, I try to get a lumbar puncture just to make sure I rule out asymptomatic neurosyphilis.

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