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Neurosyphilis initially presenting as hemorrhagic exudative optic neuropathy in an immunocompetent patient.
Sex Transm Dis. 2015 Jun; 42(6):345-6.ST

Abstract

We describe an unusual case of hemorrhagic exudative optic neuropathy as an initial presentation of neurosyphilis in an immunocompetent patient. The clinicians have to be alert to consider a diagnosis of syphilitic optic neuropathy in cases with hemorrhagic exudative optic neuropathy.

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From the Department of Ophthalmology, Kangnam Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University, Seoul, Korea.No affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

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Case Reports
Journal Article
Review

Language

eng

PubMed ID

25970315

Citation

Kim, Eun Bi, et al. "Neurosyphilis Initially Presenting as Hemorrhagic Exudative Optic Neuropathy in an Immunocompetent Patient." Sexually Transmitted Diseases, vol. 42, no. 6, 2015, pp. 345-6.
Kim EB, Jin K, Choi DG, et al. Neurosyphilis initially presenting as hemorrhagic exudative optic neuropathy in an immunocompetent patient. Sex Transm Dis. 2015;42(6):345-6.
Kim, E. B., Jin, K., Choi, D. G., & Bae, S. H. (2015). Neurosyphilis initially presenting as hemorrhagic exudative optic neuropathy in an immunocompetent patient. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 42(6), 345-6. https://doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000273
Kim EB, et al. Neurosyphilis Initially Presenting as Hemorrhagic Exudative Optic Neuropathy in an Immunocompetent Patient. Sex Transm Dis. 2015;42(6):345-6. PubMed PMID: 25970315.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Neurosyphilis initially presenting as hemorrhagic exudative optic neuropathy in an immunocompetent patient. AU - Kim,Eun Bi, AU - Jin,Kiwon, AU - Choi,Dong Gyu, AU - Bae,So Hyun, PY - 2015/5/14/entrez PY - 2015/5/15/pubmed PY - 2016/5/18/medline SP - 345 EP - 6 JF - Sexually transmitted diseases JO - Sex Transm Dis VL - 42 IS - 6 N2 - We describe an unusual case of hemorrhagic exudative optic neuropathy as an initial presentation of neurosyphilis in an immunocompetent patient. The clinicians have to be alert to consider a diagnosis of syphilitic optic neuropathy in cases with hemorrhagic exudative optic neuropathy. SN - 1537-4521 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/25970315/Neurosyphilis_initially_presenting_as_hemorrhagic_exudative_optic_neuropathy_in_an_immunocompetent_patient_ L2 - https://doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000273 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -