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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Syphilis (Lues): Key Points

…n is not possible, treat for presumed neurosyphilis. HIV-positive persons with CNS findings should be evaluated for possible neurosyphilis. For all patients with neurosyphilis, and infants with possible neurosyphilis, in addition, a CSF examination…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Syphilis (Lues): Treatment

…oxycycline 100 mg b.i.d. for 28 days If penicillin-allergic: oral erythromycin 500 mg q.i.d. for 30 days 6, 12 and 24 months Neurosyphilis Intravenous aqueous penicillin G 4 x 106 U q4 hours or continuous infusion for 10-14 days Procaine penicillin…