Variations in Clinical Presentation of Ocular Syphilis: Case Series Reported from a Growing Epidemic in the United States

Grace E. Marx, Shireesha Dhanireddy, Jeanne M. Marrazzo, Susan A. Tuddenham, Anne M. Rompalo, Peter A. Leone, Charlotte A. Gaydos, Cornelis A. Rietmeijer

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)519-523
Number of pages5
JournalSexually transmitted diseases
Volume43
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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