Widespread vasculitis may be a feature of secondary syphilis, presenting with syndromes including hepatitis, iritis, stroke and meningovascular
1-3) Neurologic manifestations of brucellosis include meningitis, encephalitis, myelitis, ra-diculoneuritis, intracerebral abscess, epidural abscess, demyelination and meningovascular
Syphilitic meningitis, meningovascular
disease (often occurring with stroke), labyrinthitis, or cranial nerve palsies, as seen in this case, can be early findings.
HIV may accelerate the development of neurologic sequelae of syphilis, including acute syphilitic meningitis, meningovascular
inflammation, and gummatous lesions.
Central nervous system pathologic findings of neurosyphilis include meningovascular
neurosyphilis and parenchymatous neurosyphilis.