Doctors urged to look out for neurosyphilis after Australian case

Victorian neurologists are alerting others to the uncommon condition after a man presented to ED with cranial neuropathy: MJA

Neurologists have urged doctors to be alert to the possibility of neurosyphilis in patients with cranial neuropathies, after reporting an uncommon presentation in a 65-year-old man.

The patient had presented to a Victorian ED with right facial weakness and transient dysphagia, the case doctors reported in the Medical Journal of Australia.