• Stroke
  • The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke supports and conducts research on neurodegenerative disorders, such as neurosyphilis, in an effort to find ways to prevent, treat, and ultimately cure these disorders. (nih.gov)
  • Medial medullary stroke due to neurosyphilis in a newly diagnosed HIV-positive man. (bioportfolio.com)
  • intravenous
  • Nevertheless, the treatment of choice for established neurosyphilis has been shown to be benzylpenicillin (penicillin G). The drug is administered as an intensive therapy of frequent intravenous high doses or high doses of an intramuscular repository formulation with probenecid. (springer.com)
  • seizures
  • Neurosyphilis is a recognized cause of epileptic seizures and cognitive impairment, but is not usually associated with the finding of generalized periodic activity in the EEG. (unifesp.br)
  • Characteristics
  • To our knowledge, this represents the third report (6, 7) and the first in the radiology literature of neurosyphilis mimicking the neuroimaging characteristics of herpes encephalitis. (ajnr.org)