Management of neurosyphilis: time for a new approach?
Intern Med J. 2018 02;48(2):204-206
Authors: Smibert OC, Jenney AWJ, Spelman DW
Given the long term sequelae of untreated neurosyphilis and insensitive tests to detect treponemes in the cerebrospinal fluid, questions regarding the utility of a lumbar puncture and cerebrospinal fluid analysis either to confirm or exclude neurosyphilis are raised.
PMID: 29415349 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]