Title

The use of intracranial vessel wall magnetic resonance imaging to detect a presumptive syphilitic brain aneurysm

Affiliations

Department of Infectious Diseases, Department of Neuroscience, Advocate Aurora Health

Abstract

ABSTRACT: Syphilitic intracranial aneurysm is a rare presentation of meningovascular syphilis in developed countries. In this case report, we discuss the utilization of the intracranial vessel wall magnetic resonance imaging in the management of a patient with a rare fusiform brain aneurysm, positive syphilis serologies, and inconclusive cerebrospinal fluid findings.

Document Type

Case Report

PubMed ID

33783407

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