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Tertiary syphilis

tertiary syphilis

(Science: microbiology) An advanced (stage III) syphilitic infection (treponema pallidum) affecting nervous structures.

symptoms include ataxia, dementia and tabes dorsalis (staggering gait and postural difficulties).


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Re: Not getting it still~take a hard look

... versed in the History of Medicine. You pointed me at the history of syphilis, but did not indicate what you meant this. I presume you are trying ... madness - syphilis especially, as it tended to lead to dementia at the tertiary stage, if untreated. Biological agents new to science are discovered ...

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