General paresis

General paresis of the insane; General paralysis of the insane; Paralytic dementia

General paresis is a problem with mental function due to damage to the brain from untreated syphilis.

Central nervous system and peripheral nervous system

The central nervous system is comprised of the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system includes all peripheral nerves.

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Outlook (Prognosis)

Possible Complications

When to Contact a Medical Professional

Prevention