|Year : 1996 | Volume
| Issue : 3 | Page : 137--139
Congenital paretic syphilis presenting as progressive myoclonic encephalopathy.
D Vasudevan, J Mani, SH Ravat, SP Nirhale, PU Shah
Department of Neurology, KEM Hospital Bombay - 400 012, India
A seventeen year old male, who presented with progressive behavioral abnormalities, mental deterioration, unsteadiness, myoclonic jerks and generalized tonic-clonic seizures is described. CSF and serum VDRL were positive as also his mother's TPHA. The EEG was consistent with myoclonic jerks.
Department of Neurology, KEM Hospital Bombay - 400 012
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