Variations in Clinical Presentation of Ocular Syphilis: Case Series Reported From a Growing Epidemic in the United States.
From the *Denver Public Health Department, Denver Prevention Training Center, Denver, CO; †Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO; ‡Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; §Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL; ¶Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; ∥Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; **Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; and ††Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora, CO.
- Published Article
Sexually transmitted diseases
- Publication Date
Aug 01, 2016
Ocular syphilis, a form of neurosyphilis, has been increasingly diagnosed in the United States. This case series summarizes the course of 6 patients recently diagnosed with ocular syphilis, emphasizing the varied sociodemographic factors and the wide range of symptoms and outcomes that are seen in patients with this disease.
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