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Secondary syphilis presenting as vertigo.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17052426     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Syphilis is a chronic, systemic and sexually transmitted infectious disease affecting most of the organs in the body. A young African man presented with vertigo, unsteadiness of gait and a skin rash suggestive of secondary syphilis. Diagnosis was confirmed on serology and was treated with two shots of long-acting penicillin, following which his symptoms settled.
Authors:
Arfan-ul-Bari; Tariq Mehmood; Babar Khan; Nasrullah Malik; Kamran Zamurrad Malik; Asif Mumtaz Sukhera
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1022-386X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Publication Date:  2006 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-10-20     Completed Date:  2007-09-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9606447     Medline TA:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Country:  Pakistan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  727-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Pak Field Hospital-IV, UNAMSIL, Kenema, Sierra Leone (West Africa). albariul@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Humans
Labyrinth Diseases / diagnosis
Male
Syphilis / complications,  diagnosis*
Vertigo / etiology*

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