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Malaria Treatment of Parenchymatous Syphilis of the Central Nervous System. Supplement No. 107 to Public Health Reports.

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By VONDERLEHR R. A.. , Passed Assistant Surgeon, United States Public Health Service. Government Printing Office; , Washington: . 1933..

Ann Intern Med. 1934;7(8):1052. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-7-8-1052_1
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The favorable results obtained by the induction of malaria fever in the treatment of syphilis, and particularly syphilis of the central nervous system, make this paper of interest. The clinical results obtained in the treatment of parenchymatous neurosyphilis in 8,038 cases are noted by years. A summarization of these results shows that 26 per cent of the cases were able to resume their former occupation, 22.3 per cent were improved, 28.3 per cent were unimproved and 23.4 per cent had died since the induction of the malaria. The communicability of induced malaria to the general population is an important public


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