Amnestic syndrome due to meningovascular neurosyphilis
In recent years, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) pandemic has been accompanied by an increasing incidence of syphilis, particularly among at-risk groups [1,2]. However, the broad range of neurological symptoms attributable to neurosyphilis can render the diagnosis difficult. We describe a hitherto unreported presentation of meningovascular neurosyphilis in a HIV-infected patient.
KeywordsHuman Immunodeficiency Virus Magnetic Resonance Angiography Syphilis Prospective Memory Abacavir