How does the CDC classify neurosyphilis patient groups?

Updated: Jul 17, 2018
  • Author: Richard P Knudsen, MD, FAAN, FAAP; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) criteria for neurosyphilis have the following 3 patient group classifications, based on the dominant clinical manifestations [18] :

  • Neuropsychiatric

  • Meningovascular

  • Myelopathic


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