Neurosyphilis and organic psychosis.

Sheeba Rahman, Imran Trimzi, Nathan Centers, Lawrence Markman, Maria Mancuso, Asim Rana, Gerard Gallucci

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Neurosyphilis is a Central Nervous System infection that can manifest as a psychiatric condition. Although neurosyphilis is not widely considered in the differential when patients present with psychiatric symptoms, routine Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) screening is indicated when assessing new-onset psychiatric illness. This case report will illustrate the usefulness of RPR testing for patients admitted to inpatient or outpatient psychiatric treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)313-315
Number of pages3
JournalDelaware medical journal
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2011
Externally publishedYes

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  • General Medicine


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