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Tabes dorsalis progressing to general paresis after 20 years despite routine penicillin therapy.
  1. A J Giles

    Abstract

    A man with a history of treatment for early syphilis presented with tabes dorsalis. Despite receiving a course of penicillin accepted as adequate by the World Health Organisation the illness progressed to tabo-paresis after 20 years. Reinfection cannot be excluded.

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