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Diagnosis of Syphilitic Bilateral Papillitis Mimicking Papilloedema.

PMID: 31855531 (view PubMed database entry)
DOI: 10.3201/eid2601.191122 (read at publisher's website )
PMCID: PMC6924901 (free full text version available)

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Alicia Gonzalez-Martinez, Sonia Quintas, Diego Celdrán Vivancos, José Cebrián, José Vivancos,

Syphilis produces myriad nonspecific signs and symptoms. For example, optic disk swelling might be seen in patients with syphilis as a result of cranial hypertension (papilloedema), inflammatory optic neuritis with papillitis, or optic perineuritis. We report a case involving differential diagnosis of syphilitic bilateral papillitis mimicking papilloedema.

Emerging Infect. Dis. (Emerging infectious diseases)
[2020, 26(1):171-173]

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