On current diagnosis and treatment of late syphilis

O. J. Thienhaus

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After a brief introduction a concise overview of more common clinical presentations of tertiary syphilis is given. Neuropsychiatric manifestations with their more insidious course are emphasized. The clinical outline is followed by a more detailed description of the serological methods of practical importance, and of their rational employment. Finally, the currently recommended therapeutic approach is summarized, with special consideration of neurosyphilitic and Penicillin-allergic patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)383-386
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Psychiatric Treatment and Evaluation
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1982

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