Vitreíte e distúrbio motor associados à neurosífilis e infecção pelo vírus da imunodeficiência humana (HIV): Relato de caso

Translated title of the contribution: Vitreitis and movement disorder associated with neurosyphilis and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection: Case report

Luciano Sousa Pereira, Amy P. Wu, Ganesha Kandavel, Farnaz Memarzadeh, Timothy James McCulley

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Abstract

In this report, we describe an unusual patient with a choreiform movement disorder, misdiagnosed as Huntington disease, who later developed dense vitreitis leading to the identification of Treponema pallidum as the underlying pathogen of both abnormalities.

Translated title of the contributionVitreitis and movement disorder associated with neurosyphilis and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection: Case report
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)717-718
Number of pages2
JournalArquivos brasileiros de oftalmologia
Volume71
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • HIV infections/ complications
  • Neurosyphilis
  • Oftalmopatias/etiologia
  • Treponema pallidum
  • Vitreous body/pathology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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