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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 347--349

Chorea as the presentating feature of neurosyphilis

Serkan Ozben1, Canan Erol1, Feriha Ozer2, Raziye Tiras1 
1 Department of Neurology, Haseki Educational and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Movement Disorders Outpatient Clinic, Haseki Educational and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Feriha Ozer
Atakoy 9, Kisim A14-B D:138, Istanbul
Turkey

Syphilis is still a significant public health problem in developing countries. Although chorea is a very rare manifestation of neurosyphilis, it might be on occasions the initial symptom. This report presents a patients with neurosyphilis who had chorea as the initial presenting symptom.


How to cite this article:
Ozben S, Erol C, Ozer F, Tiras R. Chorea as the presentating feature of neurosyphilis.Neurol India 2009;57:347-349


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Ozben S, Erol C, Ozer F, Tiras R. Chorea as the presentating feature of neurosyphilis. Neurol India [serial online] 2009 [cited 2022 Aug 10 ];57:347-349
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