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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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.

Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)717-718
Number of pages2
JournalArquivos brasileiros de oftalmologia
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008
Externally publishedYes



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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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