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Acute syphilitic transverse myelitis: unusual presentation of meningovascular syphilis.
  1. D H Lowenstein,
  2. C Mills,
  3. R P Simon
  1. Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco.


    A case of meningovascular syphilis presenting with the rare spinal cord manifestations is reported. The angiographic, computed tomographic, and magnetic resonance images of the subsequent cerebrovascular lesions are shown. The presentation, evolution, and treatment of this unusual form of vascular syphilis are discussed.

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