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Syphilitic aseptic meningitis

Syphilitic aseptic meningitis: Introduction

Syphilitic aseptic meningitis: A chronic syphilis infection which affects the nervous system. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Syphilitic aseptic meningitis is available below.

Symptoms of Syphilitic aseptic meningitis

Treatments for Syphilitic aseptic meningitis

  • Penicillin or other antibiotics (such as tetracycline or erythromycin) are given to treat the infection. Treatment may be prolonged to ensure that the infection is completely cleared
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Syphilitic aseptic meningitis: Deaths

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Syphilitic aseptic meningitis: Complications

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  • Inability to care for self
  • Inability to communicate or interact
  • Injury caused during seizures
  • Stroke secondary to syphilis
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Causes of Syphilitic aseptic meningitis

  • Syphilitic aseptic meningitis is a form of meningovascular neurosyphilis, which is a progressive life-threatening complication of syphilis infection
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Syphilitic aseptic meningitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Syphilitic aseptic meningitis

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke...read more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis. The...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or ...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur in ...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency...read more »

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Syphilitic aseptic meningitis: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Syphilitic aseptic meningitis

Prognosis for Syphilitic aseptic meningitis: A progressive disability is possible. Early death is common, with death caused directly by the neurologic damage (resulting in decreased function of body systems) or by cardiovascular damage that also occurs with late syphilis infections. People with late syphilis infections are at a greater risk for other infections and diseases. A seizure disorder can arise after infection.

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Syphilitic aseptic meningitis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Syphilitic aseptic meningitis, or a subtype of Syphilitic aseptic meningitis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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