A case of syphilitic osteitis in a patient with HIV infection.

Academic Article


  • Osteitis is an under-recognised clinical manifestation of early syphilis, especially in patients with HIV. We report here a case of syphilitic osteitis of the skull and review its clinical presentation, diagnosis and management.
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  • AIDS, HIV, Syphilis, Treponema pallidum, osteitis, secondary syphilis, sexually transmitted infection, Adult, Anti-Bacterial Agents, Doxycycline, HIV Infections, Headache, Homosexuality, Male, Humans, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Male, Osteitis, Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors, Skull, Syphilis, Treatment Outcome
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    Author List

  • Elopre L; Morell V; Bosshardt C; Geisler WM
  • Start Page

  • 765
  • End Page

  • 767
  • Volume

  • 25
  • Issue

  • 10