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Subacute cognitive disorders are frequently encountered in clinical practice. This paper shows the diagnostic challenge of neurosyphilis. It requires careful consideration. We also describe the clinical alteration (psychiatric, memory and social cognition) of this condition. The neuro-imaging aspects are an advance in the description of such cases.

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The neuro-imaging aspects are very original. It constitutes a new step in neurosyphilis's description. Early diagnostic and treatment is very important to improve neuropsychological pronostic.

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This page is a summary of: Progressive Dementia Revealing an Atypical Encephalitis: Neuroimaging Aspects, Journal of Neuropsychiatry, July 2019, American Psychiatric Association, DOI: 10.1176/appi.neuropsych.18050100.
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