Ann Clin Case Rep | Volume 6, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

A Diagnostic Dilemma: Young Stroke in Neurosyphilis and HIV

Prakash Narayanan*, Lai WS and Limun MF

Department of Medicine, Tawau General Hospital, Malaysia

*Correspondance to: Prakash Narayanan 

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Abstract

A 36 years old gentleman was reported to have cerebrovascular accident. Patient was found to have positive serology for syphilis and retroviral disease. The case discussed in this report is to ascertain the importance of diagnosing neurosyphilis based on a high index of clinical suspicion including history and imaging and not only based on CSF VDRL test. This case report is also aimed to establish neurosyphilis as an important etiology for young stroke.

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Citation:

Narayanan P, Lai WS, Limun MF. A Diagnostic Dilemma: Young Stroke in Neurosyphilis and HIV. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2021; 6: 1959..

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